Cathy Davidson loves, loves, loves everything digital. “She likes anything that departs from the customary way of doing things, especially the customary way of educating children.” Her new book is Now You See It: How the Brain Science of Attention Will Transform the Way We Live, Work, and Learn. She leads an interdisciplinary program at Duke.… Read More “Just One Thing at a Time” – More on the Myth of Multitasking (reflecting on Cathy Davidson, Now You See It)
We’re getting our wisdom in shorter and shorter bites/bytes these days. Everywhere we look, we want the short read, not the long read. And it is the long read that makes us stop and think and ponder and maybe make more substantial change, and progress. But there is so much to read! Well, here is… Read More Is The Internet Making Us Stupid? – Maybe We’re Just Not All That Bright To Begin With!
As I have observed many times, there are themes that crop in multiple books. And when this happens, I think they hint at true truth. That is, the kind of truth that is genuinely important, something to pay a lot of attention to. Here’s one that was reemphasized again this morning. My colleague Karl Krayer… Read More Singletask, Don’t Multitask – The Jury Really is In!