The way we use the internet and other types of technology affects our memory.
This is according to Teresa Bliss, child and educational psychologist, who observed that a poor memory intrudes into all aspects of learning, wireless communication device users may be interested to hear.
"The 3T internet as such cannot affect memory - it is how we use the internet and other technology that impacts upon memory," she remarked.
She added: "The act of remembering strings of numbers such as telephone numbers is a very useful activity for improving memory. There is a saying about our physical fitness and building muscle strength, 'use it or lose it'. This applies to memory as well."
Research published in the journal Science noted that the results of four studies suggest that when faced with difficult questions, people are primed to think about computers.
And when people expect to have future access to information, they have lower rates of recall of the information itself.
Posted by Andre Dixon