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Review: Distracted: The Erosion of Attention and the Coming Dark Age

User Review  - Marcus - Goodreads

Terrible. An interesting topic but unlike Po Bronson in Nutureshock, where each chapter introduced a revelation then explained the research behind it. Ms. Jackson took a personal approach to ... Read full review

Review: Distracted: The Erosion of Attention and the Coming Dark Age

User Review  - Dan Tasse - Goodreads

Argh! Disappointing. I wanted to read a lot about attention, and this book seemed to be about that, but it mostly isn't. There are about 1.5 chapters (out of 9) actually on attention. Chapter 9 is the ... Read full review

Review: Distracted: The Erosion of Attention and the Coming Dark Age

User Review  - Mel - Goodreads

I got this book for a library school essay; it's not the type of thing I normally read! The book could easily have been subtitled "what's wrong with American society". I think the book the author was ... Read full review

Review: Distracted: The Erosion of Attention and the Coming Dark Age

User Review  - Jesse - Goodreads

Don't laugh, but I merely skimmed this book. I heard Maggie Jackson on a radio interview and was intrigued by her discussion of the apparent diminishing of our attention spans. After my perusal of the ... Read full review

Review: Distracted: The Erosion of Attention and the Coming Dark Age

User Review  - Alex - Goodreads

This book was the worst sort of literary theory, stream of consciousness, word play unmotivated by data drivel. The author's basic argument is that the profusion of media, entertainment options, and ... Read full review


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