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User Review  - revslick - LibraryThing

Great book in explaining all the ways we have become distracted and continue to go over the edge into an ADD/ADHD dark age, but the author neglects solution and/or application of the argument entirely except to say be more attentive. Read full review

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

User Review  - Dawn - Goodreads

The premise of the good sounded excellent, but the explanation and presentation of the research seemed poorly executed and it seemed as if the author was distracted. Part of the book sounded like a ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Connie Mayo - Goodreads

I kept thinking that my review of this book would start along the lines of, "I wanted to finish it but I was just too... distracted". (I did actually finish it, though.) Yes, I am a skimmer when ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Kathleen - Goodreads

This book had very little to do with what I thought it was about. I expected lots of data and scientific explanation. Instead, it was more like Jackson's lament for a slower life, fleshed out with ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Richard Thompson - Goodreads

Subtitled: The Erosion of Attention and the Coming Dark Age. Ironically, I found the book to be very distracted and distracting. It is possible, of course, that I was simply distracted — but I don't ... Read full review

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

User Review  - John Kennedy - Goodreads

The first part of the book is terrific, positing the tradeoffs of a society that is more connected than ever, yet more unfocused than ever. The fallout is that we're never really able to concentrate ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Kevin - Goodreads

Overall a good point and cause. Not exactly a thrilling read though. She makes the argument that our society has too many distractions. We don't focus and pay attention to the important things. The ... Read full review


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