You Still Need Your Brain

Advertisement Continue reading the main storyThe brain beats the internet when it comes to context and speed, but the internet clobbers the brain when it comes to volume.
Your knowledge of what a word means, how it’s spelled and how it sounds are actually separate in the brain.
Researchers report that readers need to know at least 95 percent of the words in a text for comfortable absorption.
Advertisement Continue reading the main storyIt’s a grave mistake to think Google can replace your memory.
Advertisement Continue reading the main storyUsing knowledge in the head is also self-sustaining, whereas using knowledge from the internet is not.

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