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Does Search Make Us Forget?

  • BBC, Tuesday, July 19, 2011 1:47 PM
Forgotten anything lately? A study in the journal Science by psychologists at Columbia University suggests the use of search engines has changed the way the brain remembers things. People have lower rates of recall of the information, although they have better recall for where to access it. Jason Palmer tells us about several tests that were conducted to prove this theory.

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