About Sara Bormann

Sarah Bormann is the education specialist for School and Teacher Programs at the Computer History Museum. As the education specialist, Sarah works with K12 schools to help arrange coordinate class visits to the Museum. She also leads workshops and tours and helps plan Field Trip Days at the Museum. Sarah has been an educator for over 10 years, previously working in after-school care as well as at Children’s Creativity Museum and the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. In 2016 she earned her master’s degree in Museum Studies from San Francisco State University.

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Our Mind’s on Tech: How Technology Affects the Human Brain

Our Mind’s on Tech: How Technology Affects the Human Brain

 Mar 15, 2018 CHM Live, Education
“We live in really extraordinary times. We’re witnessing an explosion in the diversity and the accessibility of these amazing computers that we carry in our pockets and have on our desks,” said Lisa Krieger of the San Jose Mercury News. The CHM Live event, “Our Brain’s Development in a Technological World,” held at the Computer History Museum (CHM) on February 15, consisted of a panel discussion about how technology affects our brains and learning, with a focus on its impact on youth. The panel was moderated by Krieger, and members of the panel included: Adam Gazzaley, neuroscientist and founder and executive director of Neuroscape; Mary Helen Immordino-Yang, professor of Education, Psychology, and Neuroscience at the University of Southern California; and Larry Rosen, research psychologist and professor emeritus at California State University at Dominguez Hills. Read More