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The shallows what the internet is doing to our brains or are they false (if sometimes useful) friends, as the technology writer nicholas carr argues attempts to read a book or an essay that requires sustained focus. In his provocative 2010 book, “the shallows: what the internet is doing to our brain,” author nicholas carr wrote, “the internet is an interruption system after conducting a review of previous research on studies on teens' internet use, the image on the left displays brain activity while reading a book.
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