Technology Week: Your brain on computers
Neurologist Adam Gazzaley and New York Times technology reporter Matt Richtel discuss the impact of digital devices on the brain. Do they affect our memory, perception and attention span? Are distractions and interruptions good or bad for your brain and for your survival in the modern world?
- Adam Gazalley: Professor of neurology, physiology and psychiatry at University of California- San Francisco. Founding director, UCSF Neuroscience Imaging Center.
- Matt Richtel: New York Times technology reporter. Won the 2010 Pulitzer Prize for "Driven to Distraction." Author of series, "Your Brain on Computers."
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- Adam Gazzaley UCSF website
- Matt Richtel's New York Times series "Your Brain on Computers."
- Commonwealth Club of California website and podcasts