The Overflowing Brain

The Overflowing Brain

Information Overload and the Limits of Working Memory

eBook - 2009
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As the pace of technological change accelerates, we are increasingly experiencing a state of information overload. Statistics show that we are interrupted every three minutes during the course of the work day. Multitasking between email, cell-phone, text messages, and four or five websites while listening to an iPod forces the brain to process more and more informaton at greater and greater speeds. And yet the human brain has hardly changed in the last 40,000 years. Are all these high-tech advan
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009
ISBN: 9780199706723
0199706727
Characteristics: xiv, 202 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Additional Contributors: NetLibrary, Inc

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