Are search engines and the Internet hurting human memory?

Are search engines and the Internet hurting human memory?

This article from Slate Magazine explores the changes search engines are producing in our memories. According to it, they are not reducing our capacity to memorise. Instead, they are changing communication (some about it is mentioned in my previous post); while in the past we used to ask our relatives, friends, mates for information, we now ask our gadgets. 

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