Are we having difficulty, uh, concentrating?

The Telegraph has an interesting article wherein the issue of whether constant use of electronic gadgets is reshaping our brains and making our thinking shallower is discussed.

Also featured in the article is American author Nicholas Carr, who has written on this theme in his new book ‘The Shallows’

Mr. Carr argues in the book that, thanks to the new media, even our brains are getting rewired & reshaped! Please click this link to read the complete article for new light being thrown on this issue.

In our Capital city, a worthy initiative that we feel should be replicated elsewhere, the

Times Foundation and UNESCO along with American Centre, are conducting reading sessions and screening films for children and parents at the centre. The main aim of these sessions is to encourage children to read and appreciate books, and also gain knowledge.