This article by Cathy N. Davidson explores the neuro-science concepts along with insights to online collaboration, blog writing vs formal research writing, and crowd sourcing of assessment. Davidson is reliable source for provocative ideas. ~ Dennis
Attention blindness is the fundamental structuring principle of the brain, and I believe that it presents us with a tremendous opportunity. My take is different from that of many neuroscientists: Where they perceive the shortcomings of the individual, I sense an opportunity for collaboration. Fortunately, given the interactive nature of most of our lives in the digital age, we have the tools to harness our different forms of attention and take advantage of them.