Is the Web Bad for Brains?

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As Google, Facebook and ‘spam’ enter life’s vocabulary, debate continues in education, science, sociology and economics about whether web power and technology are harmful or beneficial. Human Memory Now comes a report suggesting that far from being a great search tool to tap into a bottomless reserve of information, ‘Googling’ may harm our memories. Columbia… Read more »

Facebook Beats All Records

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As Facebook announced in July 2011 it had signed 750 million global members, the world began to take stock of the statistics and sheer scale of the social networking phenomenon. One in every nine human beings on earth has a Facebook account. That’s twelve times the population of Great Britain and twice that of the… Read more »