The Hedgehog Review
Distracted? Having problems focusing? Overwhelmed by emails, texts, and tweets? In “Minding Our Minds,” our editors and writers examine the increasingly parlous state of our minds in the face of the information age’s relentless barrage of media and messages. More than simply a psychological or neurological manifestation, our ability—or inability—to pay attention is a symptom of a larger cultural phenomenon.
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Laura Alexander is a Doctoral Student in Religious Ethics in the University of Virginia Department of Religious Studies. She was raised in Monroe, Louisiana and attended high school in Ruston, Louisiana. Laura earned a B.A. from the University of Chicago, majoring in Religious Studies and graduating with honors. After spending a year teaching English at an elementary school in Ratchaburi, Thailand, through a volunteer program with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, and a further year as a volunteer caseworker and immigration specialist for the Refugee Services division of Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota, she returned to the University...