Confirmed: Google is replacing our memories

In fact, some of those in the study ‘actively did not make the effort to remember when they thought they could later look up the trivia statements they had read’, the paper says.

‘People actively do not make the effort to remember when they think they can look up information later,’ says the study.

The other results showed that when continuous Internet access is expected, people are better at remembering where they can find it than the details.