15 big ways the Internet is changing our brain

“With much of human knowledge now our fingertips, the Internet is rewiring our brains in various ways, Online College finds:
  • The Internet is our external hard drive
  • Children are learning differently
  • We hardly ever give tasks our full attention
  • We don’t bother to remember
  • We’re getting better at finding information
  • Difficult questions make us think about computers
  • IQ is increasing over time
  • Our concentration is suffering
  • We’re getting better at determining relevance
  • We’re becoming physically addicted to technology
  • The more you use the Internet, the more it lights up your brain
  • Our brains constantly seek out incoming information
  • We’ve become power browsers
  • Online thinking persists even offline
  • Creative thinking may suffer



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