Saturday, September 17, 2011

Using Google Search Promotes Memory and a Healthy Brain

Searching the Internet may help middle-aged and older adults keep their memories sharp.

A brain study conducted by Dr. Gary Small, a UCLA expert on aging, found that people who search the Internet using Google use more of their brain while engaging in this activity.

This suggests that just searching on the Internet may train the brain -- that it may keep it active and healthy," said Small, whose research appears in the American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry.

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Original content Bob DeMarco, Look Beyond the Obvious