Friday, July 23, 2010

The Shallows - #4 - The Non-Hardwiring of Our Brains

"The genius of our brain's of our brain's construction is not that it contains a lot of hardwiring but that it doesn't."
- Nicholas Carr, The Shallows, Ch. 2

Change, flexibility, malleability, and plasticity are our neural norms. We change our physical brains through the way we live and the tools we use.