Gary Small
Professor of Psychiatry and Aging, UCLA School of Medicine

How Google Is Reshaping Your Brain

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Whether search engines like Google and Bing make you stupider or smarter is largely up to you, explains psychiatrist Gary Small during Big Think's Farsight 2011 event.

Gary Small

Dr. Gary Small is a professor of psychiatry at the UCLA Semel Institute where he directs the Memory and Aging Research Center and the UCLA Center on Aging. Dr. Small invented the first brain scan that allows doctors to see the physical evidence of brain aging and Alzheimer’s disease in living people. He now leads a team of neuroscientists who are demonstrating that exposure to computer technology causes rapid and profound changes in brain neural circuitry. A leading experts on brain science, he has been named by Scientific American magazine as one of the world’s top innovators in science and technology.