Do you feel more distracted these days? Are you overwhelmed with the amount of information that bombards your inbox?
Nicholas Carr, author of “The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing To Our Brains,” says that the human brain is shaped by “tools of the mind” — technologies we use to find, store, and share information. These “tools” can change the neural pathways of our brain and inhibit our ability to concentrate and be reflective, focused, and creative. Carr calls these the “personal consequences of the data deluge.”
For writers, this is not good news. Read more