Columbia University researchers say Google and other search engines cause us to remember where to find things instead of the things themselves.
■Class discussion: KGO-ABC says: "New research suggests that we are outsourcing our memory to Google and other search engines. Researchers say the internet puts so much information at our fingertips that we're remembering fewer facts and merely remembering where to get the information online."
Is this that much different from using a calculator? A spell-checker? A grammar checker? As our tools change, shouldn't we change and adapt to make the most use of them.