ESL Resources for Students & Teachers - Simple English News

Are We Losing Our Memories?


Listen here

With so much information available to us on the Internet, we seem to be using our memories less and less.

In many cases, it is no longer essential to memorize things we once needed to know. Facts that we have forgotten can easily be found through search engines. Directions to a friend’s house can be obtained through a couple of clicks of the mouse.

Will this process continue? Will our brains change as we rely more and more on technology?