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Confessions of a ‘Cyber-Optimist’

David Eagleman, Stanford School of Medicine
With Tina Seelig, Stanford University

Neuroscientist David Eagleman answers a question about people’s obsession with their smartphones, saying that he believes today’s instant access to the world’s knowledge may actually enhance human learning. On stage with Stanford’s Tina Seelig, Eagleman describes how all the information we now have at our fingertips creates a more enriched context for curiosity within the brain.