Googling May Improve Aging Brain Function

Googling May Improve Aging Brain Function
Dan Gould
  • 16 october 2008

Contrary to Nicholas Carr’s controversial theory, the internet may improve brain function – at least among older adults. Researchers from the Center on Aging at the University of California, Los Angeles discovered that searching the web creates great bursts of activity in their subject’s brains. Internet related activities created an increase in mental stimulation that was actually greater than other activities such as reading a book.

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