Shallow Thinking

Is it true that our thinking is becoming more shallow? Are we are losing the ability to think in any depth? Nicholas Carr, the author of The Shallows,[1] thinks that the answer to both of these questions is a definite ‘Yes’; and he sets out to demonstrate that, in our modern age of ever-increasing screen usage, not only are our learning and retention habits being adversely affected, but also the very physiology of our brains is changing as a result.

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