Posts Tagged ‘memory’

The Abacus and Cognitive Memory

April 26, 2022

Asia’s ancient calculator, the abacus, still has proponents in Japan. A video by Terushi Sho.

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Speak, Memory

July 23, 2011

Speak, Memory

Remember “The End of History?  Sigh. How quickly they forget.

We now we have The End of Memory. We forget more these days, but it’s okay. We’ve all out-sourced our long-term memories to search engines. That’s according to a new report by researchers from Harvard, Columbia and the University of Wisconsin:

“Google Effects on Memory: Cognitive Consequences of Having Information at Our Fingertips,” Betsy Sparrow,Jenny Liu, Daniel M. Wegner, Science (abstract)