[Media-L] 'Dumbest Generation'? Professor blames technology

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Thu Jun 4 16:29:52 MDT 2009


Teens and young adults are more likely in their free time to check their Facebook page than read a book -- and they are dumber for it, says English professor Mark Bauerlein. That is Bauerlein's contention in The Dumbest Generation: How the Digital Age Stupefies Young Americans and Jeopardizes Our Future (Or, Don't Trust Anyone Under 30), which was recently released in paperback, USA Today reports. 
http://www.usatoday.com/tech/news/2009-06-03-dumbest-generation_N.htm

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