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The New Brain

In his new book, “The New Brain,” Dr. Richard Restak explores the findings that our modern surroundings, from the media we consume, to the online games we play, to the mood-altering drugs we take, are having an impact on the way we think and learn, and on the very functioning of the modern human brain. MSNBC.com science editor joins the discussion as chat producer Will Femia presents questions from listeners to Dr. Restak.