The Shallows Summary
Nicholas Carr

Everything you need to understand or teach The Shallows by Nicholas Carr.

  • The Shallows Summary & Study Guide
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  • 20 Activities
  • 180 Multiple Choice Questions
  • 60 Short Essay Questions
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The Shallows Overview

The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains by Nicholas Carr is a nonfiction book that examines the way the Internet as a medium has the power to influence how people’s brains work and already has affected people’s reading and attentiveness. He brings together accounts from scholars, history, psychology, and neuroscience as evidence for his claims. The book explores themes of the importance of the medium, changing the brain, memory, innovative technology, and commercialization.

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