The How Google Affects Memory and Learning Infographic presents how Google helps us find information on the Internet, so we can keep our minds clear and fresh. The information is insightful because it illustrates how Google helps us keep our daily lives organized and coherent. When only a few years ago, half of what Google offers now wasn’t even available then. Google is a service that we take for granted — just think where we’d be without it.
But, perhaps we rely too much on Google... Knowing that Google will be there to bail us out of any argument with the indisputable truth means we are less likely to work hard to retain the knowledge ourselves. Our brain is and always has a been a "use it or lose it" system of operations, and each of Google's time-saving features effects different parts of our brain.