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How Brands Can Build Meaningful Experiences in the Age of Information Overload

January 24, 2017 | Posted By

Reflecting on the Right to be Forgotten

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Internet is Killing Our Brains…?!!

October 24, 2016 | Posted By

To Boost Memory: Study, Wait, Then Exercise

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Brain will prevent overload

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After Years of Study, Research Now Reveals it is Possible to Reboot Your Brain

April 1, 2010 | Posted By

Source: PRNewswire
Author: NA
Date: March 30, 2010

Kelly Howell’s Brainwave Therapy is clinically proven to improve the function of the brain.

SANTA FE, N.M., March 30 /PRNewswire/ — Does the brain you were born with have to be the brain you end up with? If you can improve the function of every major organ in the body, why can’t you upgrade the function of your brain? Those fundamental questions were the motivation that led Kelly Howell to create Brain Sync.

With over 2 million audio programs in print, Kelly Howell’s clinically proven Brainwave Therapy is used in prestigious hospitals, clinics and by physicians and psychologists throughout the world. This breakthrough technology can literally help reboot and reprogram the brain to achieve a higher level of focus, creativity and intelligence.

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The Internet is Frying Our Brains?: Keep Calm and Carry On with Research Please

March 5, 2010 | Posted By

Source: Digital Natives Blog
Author: Sarah Zhang
Date: February 27, 2009

If you just skim the headlines, it seems like we might be screwed: “Social websites harm children’s brains: Chilling warnings to parents from top neuroscientist,” “Facebook and Bebo risk ‘infantilising the human mind: Greenfield warns social networking sites are changing children’s brains, resulting in selfish and attention deficient young people,” “Oxford Scientist: Facebook Might Ruin Minds” or going straight for the punch, “Is Social Networking Killing You?”

Got your attention? These articles were based on an interview with Oxford neuroscientist Lady Susan Greenfield with the Daily Mail, in which she put forth some hypotheses about online social interactions and fractured attention spans. Similar concerns about youth and their reliance on digital networking have been trotted out by the press and in books on several occasions, but Lady Greenfield’s prominence in the neuroscience has merited her substantial coverage.

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The Overflowing Brain: Information Overload and the Limits of Working Memory

February 5, 2010 | Posted By

Source: Oxford University Press
Author: Torkel Klingberg
Date: September 2008

As the pace of technological change accelerates, we are increasingly experiencing a state of information overload. Statistics show that we are interrupted every three minutes during the course of the work day. Multitasking between email, cell-phone, text messages, and four or five websites while listening to an iPod forces the brain to process more and more informaton at greater and greater speeds. And yet the human brain has hardly changed in the last 40,000 years.

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