What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains

Technology commentator Nicholas Carr discusses his book, “The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains,” presented by Harvard Book Store. Is use of the Internet causing us to lose the ability to concentrate and think deeply? Drawing from philosophy, neuroscience, and history, “The Shallows” explores how the Internet may be rerouting neural pathways.

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The Art of Living: The Meaning of Life through Philosophy and Literature

In “The Art of Living,” a first-year Introduction to the Humanities course, three humanities professors examine great works of philosophy and literature to explore what it might take to lead a well-lived life.