Fight club debate on computers and kids’ brains

On Thursday, I shall be taking part in a live debate hosted by The Times Online entitled ‘Is screen culture damaging our children’s brains?’ where I will be debating psychologist Tracey Alloway who recently made headlines by suggesting Facebook ‘enhances intelligence’ but Twitter ‘diminishes it’.

It one of those online chat things but you are welcome to sign up and take part. It happens at 1pm UK time which turns out to be far-too-early-o’clock Colombian time so I may be in my dressing gown. Don’t let that put you off.

An article on the same topic will also be coming out on Thursday which should help set the scene and which I’ll link to when it appears.

Link to ‘Is screen culture damaging our children’s brains?’ debate.

2 thoughts on “Fight club debate on computers and kids’ brains”

  1. I got there late but read the whole thing.
    It was interesting to follow. I had the impression that your opponent wasn’t quite wedded to her side of the debate. You came across very well.
    It seems that educating journalists may be the first step!

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