The renowned and prestigious Dr. Manfred Spitzer gave a lecture with the issue: “The brain, learning, youth and technologies”. Professor Dr. Manfred Spitzer is a German psychiatrist, psychologist and neuroscientist. He is (since 1998) Medical Director of the Psychiatric University Hospital in Ulm, Germany, and founder (2004) of the Transfer Center for Neurosciences and Learning (ZNL). A graduate of the University of Freiburg, he has additionally worked at Heidelberg, Harvard, and the University of Oregon. Widely published in neuroscience, learning, and psychiatry, author of numerous texts (one of the most known is the book “Digitale demenz”) and a well-regarded speaker (in English as well as German). The event was in the Athenaeum of Barcelona (Ateneu Barcelonès –www.ateneubcn.org-), included as part of the lecture series Future(s), jointly organized by Obra Social “la Caixa”. In Madrid it was in the Secretariat of State – Information Society and Digital Agenda (SETSI – SESIAD).