Articles tagged maryanne wolf

The Debate Deepens in ‘The Shallows’: What’s Happening to Our Internet-Saturated Brains?

"We don't see the forest when we search the Web. We don't even see the trees. We see twigs and leaves."

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Proust and the Squid by Maryanne Wolf

Between English- and Japanese-speakers, dyslexics and normal readers, struggling children and fluent adults, Wolf shows the not-so-obvious differences in both brain structure and in areas of activation.

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25 Sep 2007 // 9:59 PM

Proust and the Squid by Maryanne Wolf

Because "the act of reading is not natural" in the sense of "genetically organized," the brain must "rearrange itself" to do so, a process Wolf explains on a neuronal level.

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//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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