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simultane- ously during a particular task or takes one piece of information at a time. The Web works with sensors and motors, memories and representations, like the brain that controls our senses, muscles, images, emotions, and thoughts. Finally, on the Web we deal with the continuous and the dis- crete, the analog and the digital worlds. Our brain does the same. TO CLICK OR NOT TO CLICK In fact each click unfolds a new dimension in the virtual space of the digital world. If we have only one button to push or one lever to press, the option is called unary. If we have two

, entertainment, and the interpersonal patterning of social relations (Gardner, Csikszentmihalyi, and Damon 2001; Turkle 1997; Watson, this volume).22 G L O B A L I Z AT I O N / 1 7 The technologies of globalization present unique opportunities and challenges for education. In the chapter “Globalization, Digital Skills, and the Brain,” Antonio Battro—the eminent Argentinean physician, psychologist, and brain scientist and one of the founders of the new field of mind, brain, and education—examines the extraordinary enab- ling potential that the digital world offers those with