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Are you distracted, unfocused and absent-minded? Check, check and check. Hey, I have the attention span of a gerbil, but I play it off by saying I’m great at multitasking. After all, there’s a lot of information to keep up with: Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, news feeds, and learning how to use the Next Big Thing. Adapt or die.

But a recent study suggests that the nonstop flow of Internet information we’re constantly bombarded with is actually rewiring our brains — especially in younger people — and that the results are both good and bad.

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