The Internet is addling our brains, says Nicholas Carr

How familiar is this? You're reading an online newspaper article on the Gulf oil spill, but before you get half through, you've clicked on links that lead you to fascinating pieces about marine

Published on: June 30th, 2010 Bill Snyder

How Google is rewiring your neural circuitry for distraction

How familiar is this? You're reading an online newspaper article on the Gulf oil spill, but before you get half through, you've clicked on links that lead you to fascinating pieces about marine

Published on: June 28th, 2010 Bill Snyder

How to keep focus when surrounded by technology distractions

Concentration is defined as giving all of your attention to a subject or--hey wait, I just got a text message.Okay, I'm back. What was I saying?Oh right...something about concentration--a subject that any modern-day

Published on: May 7th, 2010 Christopher Null

Distracted driving the problem, not just technology

Ontario's new law prohibiting driving while phoning has come into effect. Meanwhile, a poll shows 90 per cent support for the ban on hand-held communication and entertainment devices while driving. I'm not against

Published on: October 26th, 2009 Mark Goldberg

Collision warning systems help distracted drivers, prevent accidents

Technology and new laws may have a role in curbing dangerous vehicle accidents caused by distracted driving while texting or using a cell phone or a music player. But federal officials today also

Published on: October 2nd, 2009 Matt Hamblen

Cell phone use in car “worse than” drinking and driving

For Linda Mulkey of Salt Lake City, the sight of drivers using cell phones used to be unremarkable. No more. "I want to pull them over and tell then what I've been through

Published on: June 20th, 2008 Lamont Wood