I found this thought-provoking article about the… Just a moment, I have an email coming in that I’ve been waiting for. Okay, that was good, let’s start over. I found this thought-provoking article about the deleterious effect of too much…. Wait a second, I just heard the phone ring. I’ll be right back. Alright, so where was I. Oh, yes… the deleterious effect of all our modern communications… Excuse me, Denise is calling from the other room…
“What? Who? Tell them I’m busy blogging and I’ll call back in about a half hour. *Sigh*”
So, ummm, this article says that, uh… well, here… you read it yourself:
Fri 22 Apr 2005
Scientists believe ‘infomania’ can hit our ability to concentrate and cause permanent loss of intelligence.
• Texting makes you less intelligent, it is revealed
• Brains suffer from information overload, apparently
• Solution is: switch off!
‘The impairment only lasts for as long as the distraction. But you have to ask whether our current obsession with constant communication is causing long-term damage to concentration and mental ability.’ – Dr Glenn Wilson, psychologist at the University of London”
So, that’s it in a nutshell. I’m glad they condensed it down to a few key points, because I was having a hard time following it. Hope you enjoyed… hold on for one moment… I’m using Sp@m X to get rid of my junk email and it’s telling me that I have about 3000 abuse messages to go out.