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Is the Internet Eroding Humanity’s Capability to Remember Basic Facts?

Is the Internet Eroding Humanity’s Capability to Remember Basic Facts?

Based on recent scientific findings, it would seem that computers have begun to replace human memory. Researchers Benjamin Storm, Sean Stone, and Aaron Benjamin have found that, with the near omnipresent availability of the Internet for the human race to reference for answers, the tendency to rely on external references as a source of information over a brain’s memory has increased, and what’s more, continues to increase at an observable rate.

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