An Organized Mind in an Age of Information Overload / Maintaining a Healthy Sense of Curiosity
November 25, 2014•59 min
As the era of connectivity floods society with an unprecedented barrage of information, individuals are expected to retain more and make faster decisions about life. However, there is only a limited capacity in the brain to retain data, so something has to give way and be forgotten. The average American reports frequently losing car keys, missing appointments, or feeling worn down by the effort required just to keep up. Author Daniel Levitin unveils not only crucial studies into the phenomena but methods to retain data, successfully manage the information flow and live a more organized life.
It has been said that everyone is born with a sense of curiosity and wonderment. However, studies show t [...]