Lost in Electronica
human beings evolved in a world of nutritional scarcity and have responded to the sudden abundance of salt, sugar, and fat by creating an epidemic of obesity. And, he says, the mind, too, now craves junk nourishment
The Joy of Less
Perhaps happiness, like peace or passion, comes most when it isn’t pursued.
The Autumn of the Multitaskers
Neuroscience is confirming what we all suspect: Multitasking is dumbing us down and driving us crazy. One man’s odyssey through the nightmare of infinite connectivity
The Case for Working With Your Hands
In the boardrooms of Wall Street and the corridors of Pennsylvania Avenue, I don’t think you’ll see a yellow sign that says “Think Safety!” as you do on job sites and in many repair shops, no doubt because those who sit on the swivel chairs tend to live remote from the consequences of the decisions they make.
The Evolution From Linear Thought To Networked Thought
Scott Karp on books, and why he doesn’t read them anymore
Your Outboard Brain Knows All
Clive Thomas on why we’re remembering fewer and fewer basic facts these days.
Is Google Making us Stupid?
What the Internet is doing to our brains
How using Facebook could raise your risk of cancer
Social networking sites are designed to bring people together, Dr Sigman said they were actually playing a significant role in people becoming more isolated. .