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Gaming Can be Addictive

In “Distracted by Everything,” authors Dretzin & Rushkoft reveal that fifteen-year-old Yung Yo went from being the highest achiever in his class to the lowest (http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/digitalnation/view/). His mother blamed an addiction to gaming for his precipitous drop in achievement. She … Continue reading

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Can we Effectively Multi-task?

“Classic psychology says our brains can’t do two things at the same time,” said Professor Clifford Mass, Stanford University in the Frontline documentary, “Distracted by Everything” (http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/digitalnation/view/). It’s called multi-tasking and most of us do it every day. It may … Continue reading

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