BLUFA new study suggests that digital (phone) technology might be improving our memories.
This article by Kristin Houser, writing for Big Think, makes the following points:
- The study contradicts the widespread belief that tech is giving many of us 'digital dementia.
- To date, there is no evidence that digital dementia even exists.
- The study found that digital memory could improve the ability to remember what was digitally stored.
- Using digital memory also improved memory of what was not being stored.
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References from the Web:
- APR 2021 Is technology short-changing our attention spans?—The Guardian
- AUG 2022 Using smartphones could help improve memory skills—Science Daily
- AUG 2022 How smartphone use could improve memory: study—The Hill
- Article Source: Big Think
- Media Check: Big Think - Media Bias Fact Check (mediabiasfactcheck.com)
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