10 Things You Didn’t Know Were Making You Dumber

Do any of the things on this list at your own risk, because you might come out the other end dumber than when you started.

Do any of the things on this list at your own risk, because you might come out the other end dumber than when you started.

1. Surfing the Web

Turns out if you went looking for this list, you’re already getting dumber. That’s because Columbia University says people who are regular web users have lower information recall rates. In other words, the Internet is killing our memories.

2. Powerpoint Presentations

A study by the United States Army says that Powerpoint presentations actually reduce a viewer’s critical thinking skills. It also kills critical discussions. Apparently if people see something on a Powerpoint slide, they expect it to be true.