Vaughan Bell

Head in the Cloud

Mind Change: How Digital Technologies are Leaving Their Mark on Our Brains

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For several years, Professor Susan Greenfield has been concerned about the negative impact of digital technology on the mind and brain, particularly those of young people, and has been forthright when disseminating her views in the media. Although she continues to resist the simple bar of entry for a scientific theory, the submission of a paper to a peer-reviewed scientific journal, her new book, Mind Change, at least attempts to discuss the many published studies that directly tackle her concerns.

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