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Our brains are A'Twitter
Steve Vrooman, Texas Lutheran University
Dr. Vrooman explores three ideas. First, a variety of data demonstrate the ways our brains are confettied like overstuffed Twitter feeds, even at our best. Second, we process information with the self-presentation of Retweeting/Favoriting in mind. And finally, he examines some tactics we can all use to adapt to these realities.