A great story for all of those who need an excuse to spend so much time surfing the web: we are in fact getting smarter by doing this!
If you spend too much time on the internet and need to justify your habits to your family, friends and colleagues, look no further than this article on the bbc website. You are are training your brain to counter old age, reduce their risk of dementia and generally become an all round more intelligent person…
According to researcher Professor Gary Small:
Internet searching engages complicated brain activity, which may help exercise and improve brain function.