Examine the Effects of Technology on Media Users-Abstracts
This Assignment is in two parts–
1.The FIRST part of this assignment requires you to access and compare/contrast the following HTML items linked– from The Guardian: “Is the Internet changing the we think?” AND from Finerminds: “3 ways the Internet is changing the way we think.”
The Internet: is it changing the way we think?
The Guardian.com Aug 2010
https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2010/aug/15/internet-brain-neuroscience-debate (Links to an external site.)
3 Ways The Internet Is Changing The Way You Think
by Maria Kennedy
Finerminds April 1, 201
https://www.finerminds.com/lifestyle/3-ways-internet-is-changing-the-way-you-think/ (Links to an external site.)
If the articles fail to launch in your browser, you should be able to find them in a Google Search. Essentially, the authors explore as well as debate the cognitive effects of Internet/social media use. Additionally, one must consider physical and structural changes in the way consumers exist in the social media environment. You may post you responses in the Discussion section for a 10-pt. grade. . However, post the SECOND part, below, in the Assignments section. —
2. The SECOND part of this assignment requires you to revisit media use theories that relate to the material in the article.
3. Perform a library search to locate at least three research articles which indicate how academics are exploring issues similar to those addresses in the article above. Prepare an APA formatted citation of the titles and abstracts for each new article.