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Maggie Jackson, Distracted: The Erosion of Attention and the Coming Dark Age
Today's technological inventions offer rapid-fire virtual relations and instant access to reams of data. But the costs of such advances are mounting. In Distracted, Maggie Jackson examines the rise of an attention-deficient modern culture, marked by split-focus, social diffusion, frenetic movement, and superficial thinking.