Study says humans now use the internet as our main 'memory'

"In the age of Google, our minds are adapting so that we are experts at knowing where to find information even though we don’t recall what it is.
The researchers found that when we want to know something we use the Internet as an ‘external memory’ just as computers use an external hard drive.
Nowadays we are so reliant on our smart phones and laptops that we go into ‘withdrawal when we can’t find out something immediately’."

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2091127/Google-boggling-brains-Study-says-hum...

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So the billions of people

So the billions of people without consistent or any Internet access aren't "humans"? Interesting topic, poor title choice (and I'm not so sure about citing the Daily Mail).

wel... ;)

I agree the Daily Mail isn't a great choice but there is a point to be made.
It's not that the billions of people without internet access aren't human it's that the combined knowledge, information and recorded data produced by the rest of us outweighs their non searchable internal memory.

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