Book Discussion on Everything Bad Is Good for You

Steven Johnson talked about his book Everything Bad Is Good for You: How Today’s Popular Culture Is Actually Making Us Smarter,… read more

Steven Johnson talked about his book Everything Bad Is Good for You: How Today’s Popular Culture Is Actually Making Us Smarter, published by Riverhead. He argued that popular culture has grown more complicated, to the point where it is like brain exercise, for example, video games. He said that current popular culture is made up of complex systems. After his presentation he answered audience members' questions. close

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Book Discussion on Everything Bad Is Good for You

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jul 4, 2005
Last Aired:
Feb 24, 2013

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  • Jul 04, 2005 | 9:45am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 04, 2005 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 18, 2005 | 5:04am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 25, 2005 | 8:00am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 24, 2013 | 6:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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