Tag: The Organized Mind: Thinking Straight in the Age of Information Overload

Why we need to clear our cluttered minds.

By: Jonathon Gatehouse If the world feels like it’s getting more complicated, that’s because it is—in ways both large and small, and with discombobulating speed. In 1976, the average supermarket stocked 9,000 different items. Today, its shelves are packed with 40,000. The spread of TV, video and computers—at work, at home and in our pockets—means that the average person now takes in the information equivalent of 175 newspapers each and every day, a fivefold increase since 1986. The amount of science […]

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