News: Google is destroying your memory | KurzweilAI

15 July 2011 02:10 PM CDT


Another post regarding the effect of the internet on memory.  This article has a bit more detail with regards to recent research studying how our memory has adapted to function in a new computer-centric landscape.  As I stated earlier, this research supports the notion that our brains have re-wired so as to remember where to look for information as opposed to actually remembering the information.

Here's a video clip from an interview with the lead author on the research paper.