The Neuropsychological Impact of Technology: Changes in Brain Structure and Function

Long ago the media theorist Marshall McLuhan pointed out in his iconic book, Understanding Media: The Extensions of Man (1964), that media are not just passive channels of information. They supply content, but they also shape the way we think. Fast-forward and there is now an ongoing scientific and popular debate surrounding our deepening dependence on networking technology. While most agree that the plethora of emerging technology has resulted in a change in the way we process information, researchers disagree on both the extent of this effect and the consequences of its impact.

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Writer and university professor researching media psychology, generational differences, addiction psychology, educational psychology and the intersection of art and psychology

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