The keynotes by Dr Paul Howard Jones focus on the various claims surrounding digital technology, and answers some of the most pressing issues regarding social media and its effects on our brain. People fear technology based on outdated research conducted in the 1990s, and Dr. Jones believes new studies are needed to keep up with its rapidly changing content.
Dr Paul Howard Jones received his Bachelor of Sciences at the University of Manchester, and his PhD at the University of Exeter. He is currently the Senior Lecturer in Education at the University of Bristol, and he specialty is in educational practice and policy in the field of neuroscience.
His aim is to improve child and adult learning by exploring the benefits of new technologies in education. The keynotes by Dr Paul Howard Jones explain that one cannot classify online technology as being solely negative if there is no up-to-date research supporting these theories.