Technology and Digital Media’s Impact on the Brain

Discuss “6 Ways Digital Media Impacts the Brain” by Saga Briggs and “How Technology is Hijacking Your Mind – from a Magician and Google Design Ethicist” by Tristan Harris.

Analyze the validity of both authors’ positions. Determine which of the authors you think makes the better argument and why. Set the context by explaining the political, economic, and social history surrounding the question. Show understanding of other points of view on the issue and include examples (use specific authors whenever possible). Clearly state your own opinion about the question by taking a declarative position, backed up with a well-reasoned “because of” three-part rationale.