Thinking - Childhood in the Digital Age (#4/5)

Thinking - Childhood in the Digital Age (#4/5)

Recording date: 29/06/2015
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Does using digital technologies rewire children’s brains for better or for worse? Is this new text ‘slang’ damaging children’s literacy skills or is it the sign of a creative new genesis of language? There’s more to learning than simply inputting knowledge and experiences into the brain. Understanding the different ways in which we learn is the starting point for understanding development. How do the social and other experiences that digital technology offers influence our ability to learn or to retain new information, and do these experiences actually affect how we think, feel and develop?

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