Information Overload

Date: 12/10/2016
Category: Blog Post
Tags: Information Overload,medicine,research,Technology,Tools
Source Author: John B. Horrigan
Source Date: 12/7/2016
Source Name: Pew Research Center
Source URL: Link to Source Article or Site

Since the 1970s, the term “information overload” has captured society’s anxiety about the growth in the production of information having potentially bad consequences for people as they struggle to cope with seemingly constant streams of messages and images. The advent of the internet, it was thought, would only exacerbate this, with the onset of ubiquitous connectivity turning information overload into something even more debilitating.

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