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Blood-Pressure Recorder, 1859, from Etienne-Jules Marey. "La Methode Graphique dans les Sciences Experimentales et particulierement en Physiologie et en Medicine." G. Masson. Paris. 1878. p. 167. fig. 52

Petra Loeffler on Distraction

Petra Loeffler. Image Source: Diaphanes Vertrag: http://www.diaphanes.de/autor/detail/1145

Cigarettes, cycling, gawking, gandering, and imbibing. These are a few of the forms of distraction or "distributed attention" that Petra Loeffler--a film and media scholar currently teaching media philosophy at Bauahus University -- discusses with us in this episode. Drawing examples from her recent book Distributed Attention: A Media History of Distraction, Dr.

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