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Michael Allen's 2009 e-Learning Annual by Michael W. Allen

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4.4. THE DETAILS

And now to the details.

The opening salvo at Prensky (me!) in Clark's article "New Media'Old Brain" published herein relates to brains and whether or not they have "changed." Clark claims that I have said that "workers have evolved different brains" (I haven't, although others have advanced this notion), before she quotes me accurately, wherein I say no such thing. What I have said, and do say, is that it is likely that many kids' brains have changed cortically as a result of the huge amount of digital inputs they have had growing up. This is principally because the generally accepted idea of brain plasticity says that brains adapt to inputs, particularly when these inputs are massive and continuous. Scientific Learning, a company ...

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