Memory, the damage caused by internet

   The Internet puts a strain memory our. How? Bringing us to exercise it less. This is a problem that was already stated at the time of the first computers: why strive mnemonically if there is anyone that does it for us? The network, according to an American study at Columbia University in New York is guilty of bringing us to grow lazy.
   And his best weapon to achieve that purpose are search engines, to which humans unfortunately delegate more and more their learning working, sacrificing the individual memory and human in favour of a collective memory and digital soon hub of a "world sick of amnesia".
And that's what the researcher Betsy Sparrow and his team of scientists have attempted to prove through a dedicated study, explaining how the network has become for Internet users a sort of "compromise", external, but especially useful because it's all in our place. The assumption is verified through some testing conducted on a group of young, testing how the memory that the ability of learning thereof is shaped around the network.
In a first examination was taken a group of Harvard students and 46 were asked their questions on a range of topics, noting that most were questions relating to terms related to network and to search engines, plus interviewed proved slow in responses. Greater reflexes readiness was noted than foreign words in the world of the internet. In the other two tests, the researchers subjected volunteers to some quiz on which were then "interrogated" as remembered.
   It was given the opportunity to score the most important things on a pc not connected to the network. One group was told that the files could be saved, while the other the exact opposite. Unsurprisingly the behavior of the two groups was different: the guys who were on bail have forgotten details, while others have maintained more information in memory.


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