The Roman philosopher Seneca may have put it best 2,000 years ago: "To be everywhere is to be nowhere." Today, the Internet grants us easy access to unprecedented amounts of information. But a growing body of scientific evidence suggests that the Net, with its constant distractions and interruptions, is also turning us into scattered and superficial thinkers.
Original Title: Does the Internet Make You Dumber?
External source: Wall Street Journal
Author: Nicholas Carr
Publication date: 06/05/2010