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Television and Video Games vs. Books

Summary: Steven Johnson's research has revealed that despite the view of older generations that television and video games have decreased our intelligence, they have in fact increased it. As much can be learned through technology as through reading books, exposing people to different types of learning.
TV + Video Games VS Books

Before technology and all the new gadgets being created in the present-day, there were books. As these new inventions are coming up, the older generations are finding it hard to accept them as something educational. However, people very interested in this matter, such as Steven Johnson, have done research and exposed to the public that what we supposed decreased our intelligence in fact increased it. Television and video games made to entertain the public have become more complex over the years, and people are unaware that "Jak 3" on Playstation 2 or the episodes of "24" are making them smarter. As people discover the effects of technology, one question remains: can television and video games replace books?

Television is harder now than it used to be. A typical 1970s show followed an essentially linear path meanwhile the programs of today might follow five narrative threads, involving...

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