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pinker and rosen both in the book both authors change in society rosen is more nostalgic limited scientific evidence 0 both say that tech hasn39t deminished quality of work 0 both say that distractions are not new rosen points out how its being integrated through kindles and how they are inevitable Pinker says its not about the distractions but about our self control Rosen Readers digest downfall abridge and abreviation are norm consumer oriented books are service you subscribe to not only books but life migrated to online 3 things distraction consumerism attention seeking behavior distractions are being integrated into reading sites Boorstin as saying we become viewers Andrea Lunsford literacy revolution hasn39t improved Act scores but also hasn39t diminished them either reading allows people to go beyond the information given better interpreters not better readers Pinker new media always caused moral panic panic fails reality checks tech not so bad science paragraph quality not failing the brain changes but not that drastically effects of experience is specific to experiences themselves training one thing makes you better at that thing distractons are not new knowledge is increasing brain power is not multitasking is a myth learning isn39t easy we have college and analysis and debate to help with learning information and keeping it relevant information is not given by having an encyclopedia nor is it taken away from having a laptop