Is the Internet Destroying Your Brain? Try This Test Is the Internet Destroying Your Brain? Try This Test
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Is the Internet Destroying Your Brain? Try This Test

by Andrew Price

June 9, 2010

My own subjective feeling is that the internet has shortened my attention span. If I sit down to read a book at night, it sometimes takes an alarmingly long time for my brain to settle into it. And I have to fight the urge to screw around on my phone on the commute home. Jonah Lehrer, contra Carr, argues that the neuroscientific evidence to back this up is thin.

How did you do on those tests? Have your internet habits affected your mind?

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Is the Internet Destroying Your Brain? Try This Test