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?