The extended mind – how Google affects our memories | Not Exactly Rocket Science | Discover Magazine | 21st Century Information Fluency |
Memory | Information has never been easier to find or record.

Now, three psychologists have shown how our memories might react to this omnipresent store of information. They have found that when American students expect to have access to information in the future, they remember that information less well. But there’s a positive flipside: they’re also better at remembering where to find the information again.