Google IS Your Friend

How many times have I said that to my Dad or someone else older who is asking me a question that could have easily been answered with a Google search.  Especially when what I was going to have to do to answer the question was Google it.  Well now it turns out that’s not a facetious remark.

A study at UCLA says that searching the internet for answers to questions is an easy way to jump start cognition and brain activity in older adults.  One of the researchers, Teena D. Moody said,”The results suggest that searching online may be a simple form of brain exercise that might be employed to enhance cognition in older adults.”

Here’s your link to the Fox News Article.

Here’s your link to the story at the UCLA Newsroom if you are following Obama’s lead and boycotting Fox.