Journals Higher Education



Published: 07 November 2008

224 Pages

6 1/8 X 9 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195372885

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The Overflowing Brain

Information Overload and the Limits of Working Memory

Torkel Klingberg

As the pace of technological change accelerates, we are increasingly experiencing a state of information overload. In The Overflowing Brain, cognitive scientist Torkel Klingberg takes us on a journey into the limits and possibilities of the brain. He suggests that we should acknowledge and embrace our desire for information and mental challenges, but try to find a balance between demand and capacity.

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