Were bombarded with 200 times more information than 20 years ago, says Sandi Chapman, the founder and chief director of the Center for BrainHealth at the University of Texas at Dallas says. And we simply cant absorb it. Were chipping away at our ability to think deep thoughts, innovate and take time to smell the coffee. Nobody reads in depth anymore, says Chapman, who holds a doctorate in cognitive neuroscience from UTD. Google brain is constant distraction. Its brought to us this need to be entertained with snapshot imaging. People jump from one search to the next, never stay on track and lose retention. Are we following our passion? Activities which take hours of our time and deeply involve us are more helpful to Brain. Time to declare 'Mobile Internet OFF' status for an hour a day? As per Sandi Chapman interview with dallasnews.com