Scholars Turn Their Attention to Attention – The Chronicle Review – The Chronicle of Higher Education

Scholars Turn Their Attention to Attention – The Chronicle Review – The Chronicle of Higher Education.

Closely related to the article, “Is Google Making Us Stupid?” this report from the Chronicle of Higher Education documents various positions in the debate, framed as a question of thinking.  The article includes a paragraph about N. Katherine Hayles, who has done some of the most sustained work to defend “hyper-attention,” in contrast to the slow, deep attention required to read a book (or even watch a movie).

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