Sunday, December 7, 2008

Boost Your Brain Power?

An interesting article about brains and computers. Here's a snippet and the URL:

The You Docs: Can your computer boost your brain?

What you don't know might make you smarter.

New research suggests that searching for information on the Internet may stimulate your mind and cause new spouts on your neurons (brain cells) -- even more than plain old reading does.

In fact, the brains of older people who were familiar with the Internet were twice as active during online searches as they were when reading from a book, according to a study to be published in the American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry.

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