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The ‘Google-Effect’ on Memory

by Savitha C Muppala on  July 15, 2011 at 6:15 PM Lifestyle News   - G J E 4
Increased reliability for information on the internet and using internet search engines to seek information is causing people to lose their memory.

 The ‘Google-Effect’ on Memory
The ‘Google-Effect’ on Memory
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Researchers found that people's ability to recall took a beating when they completely depended on search engines for information and worse, if they knew exactly where answers to questions were available.

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The google-effect is so deep rooted that users have stopped checking out books or using other sources like friends for information.

"Why break your head , when you can ask google", is the pervading thought among users. This has led to people exercising their memory much less and losing it gradually in the bargain. 

  

 



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