Archive For October, 2013

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Introducing the PGMN: Postgraduate Memory Network

The enthusiasm for the research and public engagement work the Memory Network is undertaking is felt not only by academic colleagues and members of the general audience, but at the postgraduate level. The Memory Network is therefore setting up a postgraduate branch, led by Max Berghege (Queen Mary) and Naomi Fitzpatrick (St Andrews). Max and Naomi will establish a steering committee,…
Does Google Make Us Stupider?

Does Google Make Us Stupider?

'We all know the feeling when a word is on the tip of the brain, but we cannot actually reach it. It could be a historical fact, a forgotten title of a pop song or the name of the fifth Beatle. Anyone with a smart phone knows the temptation of looking up the answer via search machines such as Google.…