The information age is drowning us with an unprecedented deluge of data. At the same time, we’re expected to make more—and faster—decisions about our lives than ever before. No wonder, then, that the average American reports frequently losing car keys or reading glasses, missing appointments, and feeling worn out by the effort required just to keep up.

Daniel Levitin is the author of The Organized Mind: Thinking Straight in an Age of Information Overload.

Daniel Levitin: “The Organized Mind: Thinking Straight in an Age of Information Overload”

Daniel Levitin