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Are We Googling Our Way to a False Sense of Confidence?

Studies show how instant search results distort our self-perception

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Search engines give you practically any answer you need in fractions of a second. The process is so quick and effortless that there’s barely a distinction between coming up with an answer in your own head and having the answer given to you by Google.




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Erman Misirlisoy, PhD

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