A Deadly Wandering

A Deadly Wandering

A Tale of Tragedy and Redemption in the Age of Attention

Book - 2014 | First edition.
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Draws on cutting-edge scientific findings regarding human attention to examine the impact of technology on people's lives through the story of college student Reggie Shaw, who killed two scientists while texting and driving.
Publisher: New York, NY : William Morrow, [2014]
Edition: First edition.
Copyright Date: ?2014
ISBN: 9780062284068
0062284061
Branch Call Number: 303.483 RIC
Characteristics: viii, 403 pages

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AtomicWoman
Nov 10, 2015

A must read for digital natives that are so attached to devices.

multcolib_karene Dec 09, 2014

Everyone with a cell phone should read this book. Every parent who has a kid with a cell phone should read this. Every person with a brain should also read it. Riveting, wrenching, informative book about the science of attention. Hopefully you will never use your cell phone while driving ever again.

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edmontoncanuck
Nov 14, 2014

I couldn't put it down. The very human story integrated with the science of attention and distraction is one that i wish every single person in my life would read. The author has revealed the characters in this true and tragic story in a most respectful yet vulnerable way. The science of our brains is intriguing and answers question I have asked myself after many years of working with electronics and experiencing the changes in my own ability to focus and to concentrate.

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stephaniedchase
Jun 23, 2014

A fascinating look at the science of attention -- and inattention -- told through the lens of a deadly texting-while-driving accident in Utah.

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