The Learning outcomes for this unit of study include:
The influence of digital technology on cognitive processes.
The positive and negative effects of modern technology on cognitive processes.
Methods used to study the interaction between digital technology and cognitive processes.
Have Smartphones Destroyed A Generation? The Atlantic
Harvard Research: The more you use Facebook = the worse you feel
The New Yorker: How Today’s Computers Weaken our Minds
FOR FUN: Five Emotions Invented by the Internet
Guided Reading activity for “Have Smartphones Ruined A Generation: HERE
Much research is indicating that technology has created environments in which we multi task more. This is having a detrimental effect on our focus. Take the multi tasking tests below to see how you do!