04/03/2009 - Is Google making us stupid? Is it making us smarter? Have we lost our ability to concentrate? Are we more social or more isolated as a result of our constantly interconnected lives? Brooke Gladstone of NPR's "On the Media" takes a look at some of the research that attempts to answer the question: how is the internet affecting our brains? The piece includes an uncut interview with Lee Rainie, director of the Pew Internet & American Life Project.
Read the transcript The Net Effect or listen to the interview on NPR's "On the Media" Web site.