Don’t Offload Your Memory Quite Yet: Cognitive Science, Memory, and Education (via The Frailest Thing)

as we start to stop memorizing…

Don't Offload Your Memory Quite Yet: Cognitive Science, Memory, and Education Google may or may not being making us stupid, but it does appear to render human memory obsolete. By now most of us have probably heard someone suggest that with Google functioning as our reliable and ubiuqitous prosthetic memory, it is no longer necessary to waste time or mental effort memorizing facts. This is usually taken to be a positive development since our brains are now assumed to be free from the menial work of remembering to do the mor … Read More

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