Nicholas Carr’s book “The Shallows” argues that the internet is not only shaping our lives but physically altering our brains. Do you agree or disagree with this claim?

Nicholas Carr’s book “The Shallows” argues that the internet is not only shaping our lives but physically altering our brains. Do you agree or disagree with this claim?

This assignment is an essay of 1500 words (excluding references and bibliography)

In-text quotation of work by other authors should be excluded from the word count, and such quotations should be less than 500 words in total, to give the completed essay should have a total word count of 2,000 words. The final word count may vary by plus or minus 10%.

Substantial additional background research is required to produce a clearly expressed, well-written answer that demonstrates understanding of the relevant communication and media perspectives and the use of relevant theoretical positions. A minimum of ten references is expected.

Please use the Harvard Referencing style, and include BOTH:

•    a REFERENCE list, providing all references included in the essay
•    a BIBLIOGRAPHY, providing all relevant research material consulted to produce the essay.
•    No other referencing system will be accepted. There is a guide to this referencing system in the course website. If you are unsure about any of the requirements ASK.

topic;

Nicholas Carr’s book “The Shallows” argues that the internet is not only shaping our lives but physically altering our brains. Do you agree or disagree with this claim?
Support your argument with an example from recent research into communication technology use from any discipline.