We're outsourcing our memories to search engines

Columbia University says 'Google effect' changing brains of Internet users

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It is one of the first areas of the brain to be affected by Alzheimer’s disease, which results in memory loss and difficulties in spatial orientation.

So there you go: Search engines may possibly cause Alzheimer's disease!

OK, that might be a dubious, or perhaps even dumb, conclusion. But what do I care? None of you are going to remember reading this, anyway.

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