Learning for the Rewired Brain

Each day, a new device or program is introduced into our world, compelling us to integrate more technology into our lives. Even the most mundane tasks, like washing the clothes, now involves computerized devices. Yet have you ever wondered how this pervasive amount of technology may be affecting the way that we learn? Could our learning style be evolving alongside technology? It has been suggested that, unlike the baby boomers of the post-World War II era, digital natives – or individuals reared in a technologically diverse environment dominated by unprecedented modes of communication and consistent exposure to vast amounts of information – may be physiologically primed (or wired) to process information differently than their non-native counterparts.

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