The End of Reflection?

“Neuroplasticity (or the brain’s ability to change) due to technological use is a hot topic. Usually the tone is alarmist, though sometimes it’s optimistic.

Take video games: One study revealed improvements in memory and focus for older adults when playing a simple road-racing game. In another study, playing Super Mario 64 was observed to yield increases in gray matter in regions of the brain associated with memory, planning and spatial navigation.”

The End of Reflection
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/06/12/fashion/internet-technology-phones-introspection.html
via Instapaper