Maryanne Wolf
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Scratching the Surface: Your Brain on the Internet
23 Jul 2009 // 4:00 PM

What does the ubiquitous availability of digital text mean for the human brain as it processes ever-increasing amounts of information?


Proust and the Squid by Maryanne Wolf
4 Dec 2008 // 1:59 PM

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.

Proust and the Squid by Maryanne Wolf
25 Sep 2007 // 4:59 PM

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.

//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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