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Our Brains on Technology

Mar 24, 2014

Clive Thompson's book contends that the internet age is beneficial to our intelligence.

With information so easily accessible, is technology having a harmful effect on our brain power? Clive Thompson, columnist for Wired, says no -- that technology boosts our cognitive abilities, making us more productive and more creative than ever. 

Thompson is the author of "Smarter Than You Think: How Technology Is Changing Our Minds For The Better." Original air date 02/24/14