For several years now in the circles of scientists and users is a discussion about what impact the Internet on people. Does he smarter than us, or vice versa?
Internet allows you to get free access to large amounts of information almost instantly. Of course, the quality and reliability of this information can vary greatly. In addition, information is available in various formats. With the web people can share experiences with other users, store of knowledge and, ostensibly, to become smarter.
Nevertheless, in this respect there are other opinions. For example, a scientist Nicholas Carr (Nicholas Carr) in 2008 put forward the hypothesis that search engines like Google make users stupid. The presence of fast facts, no need to search for nuances and work with a lot of additional literature adversely affected as a result of the work, and at the level of intelligence user.
However, to summarize, in this case is also not worth it. Internet can be compared with the same reference book or encyclopedia. Different people use, seek and accumulate information in different ways.