Mark Bauerlein earned his doctorate in English at UCLA in 1988 & has taught at Emory since 1989, with a two-and-a-half year break in 2003-05 to serve as the Director, Office of Research & Analysis, at the National Endowment for the Arts. Apart from his scholarly work, he publishes in popular periodicals such as The Wall Street Journal, The Weekly Standard, The Washington Post, TLS, and Chronicle of Higher Education. His latest book, “The Dumbest Generation: How the Digital Age Stupefies Young Americans and Jeopardizes Our Future (Or, Don ‘t Trust Anyone Under 30)“, is available for purchase online.
In this episode you will learn:
- How technology adversely affects young people
- How Mark Bauerlein got the idea and researched his book
On each episode of the Technology For Mindfulness podcast, Robert Plotkin, co-creator of the Hack Your Mind series at MIT, explores the intersection between the practice of mindfulness & the use of technology in the modern age.
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