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Understanding how the brain learns, functions and stays healthy.
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Is the Internet Good or Bad for Your Brain? | Innovation Insights | Wired.com

Is the Internet Good or Bad for Your Brain? | Innovation Insights | Wired.com | Learning, Brain & Cognitive Fitness | Scoop.it
The answer to whether the Internet is good for our brains can be a resounding “yes” if its analytical and collaborative power is used properly to monitor and enhance brain functionality in a cost-effective, scalable manner, writes Alvaro Fernandez.
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SPLHS's curator insight, February 20, 2013 9:14 AM

While there are many different things on the internet that could be harming to your mind, there are also many ways that help enhance the brain differently.

 

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Does the internet rewire your brain?

Does the internet rewire your brain? | Learning, Brain & Cognitive Fitness | Scoop.it
Being online does change your brain, but so does making a cup of tea. A better question to ask is what parts of the brain are regular internet users using.
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Let It Ripple | BRAIN POWER (Video)

Let It Ripple | BRAIN POWER (Video) | Learning, Brain & Cognitive Fitness | Scoop.it

"Over the course of 6 months, we asked people from all over the world to send videos of themselves feeling their heartbeat and thinking about what it means. This is the film that unfolded...

 

Brain Power: From Neurons to Networks is a 10-minute film and accompanying TED Book from award-winning Director Tiffany Shlain and her team at The Moxie Institute. Based on new research on how to best nurture children’s brains from Harvard University’s Center on the Developing Child and University of Washington’s I-LABS, the film explores the parallels between a child’s brain development and the development of the global brain of Internet, offering insights into the best ways to shape both. Made through a new crowd-sourcing creativity process the Moxie team calls “Cloud Filmmaking,” Brain Power was created by putting into action the very ideas that the film is exploring: the connections between neurons, networks, and people around the world."

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