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Monday, June 14, 2010

This Is Your Brain on Electronic Devices...

Remember the "this is your brain on drugs" public service announcements? Well, pretty soon television stations may start running "this is your brain on electronic devices" announcements. Why? Because it seems that in our world of instant communications, we may actually be losing the ability to focus and communicate with real people! Or so says an article in the New York Times.

For more on the brain, look for one of these on your next visit:

Ackerman, Diane. An Alchemy of Mind: The Marvel and Mystery of the Brain. [612.82 ACK]

Begley, Sharon. Train Your Mind, Change Your Brain: How a New Science Reveals Our Extraordinary Potential to Transform Ourselves. [612.8 BEG]

Johnson, Steven. Mind Wide Open: Your Brain and the Neuroscience of Everyday Life. [612.82 JOH]

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