Does the internet erode our ability to truly learn?

Many people think that sustained and habitual use of the internet and digital technology undermines our ability to truly learn, think critically and to be creative. This is a view much discussed by Nicholas Carr in his bestselling (and fantastic book) “The Shallows”

  • To what extent does technology form our brains and determine the way we think?
  • Is the capacity of our brain fixed at birth or is the emerging idea of neuroplasticity true?
  • How do we know whether the immediate access to the world’s ‘knowledge’ impedes our ability to truly know?
  • What is knowledge?
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