Table of Contents for Shallows : What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains


Prologue The Watchdog And The Thief 1(4)
One Hal And Me
5(12)
Two The Vital Paths
17(22)
a digression on what the brain thinks about when it thinks about itself
36(3)
Three Tools Of The Mind
39(19)
Four The Deepening Page
58(23)
a digression on lee de forest and his amazing audion
78(3)
Five A Medium Of The Most General Nature
81(18)
Six The Very Image Of A Book
99(16)
Seven The Juggler's Brain
115(34)
a digression on the buoyancy of IQ scores
144(5)
Eight The Church Of Google
149(28)
Nine Search, Memory
177(24)
a digression on the writing of this book
198(3)
Ten A Thing Like Me
201(22)
Epilogue Human Elements 223(2)
Afterword to the Paperback Edition 225(4)
Notes 229(28)
Further Reading 257(4)
Acknowledgments 261(2)
Index 263