By Prof Ranga Krishnan, Dean, Duke-NUS, and Board Member, SingHealth

With Google, other search engines and online resources such as Wikipedia and with our easy access via smartphones and computers today, the learning mode of committing facts to memory has become less relevant and partly obsolete.

In essence, we now have instantaneous access to an external memory that is almost infinite in its capacity. This shift is not necessarily a bad thing.

This article was published in TODAY on 27 March.
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