Digital photography and memory

Digital photography and memory

Digital photography and memory

Date posted: September 26, 2017

Technology has revolutionized how we capture images. It’s so easy to take photos and the results are available immediately. Many of us take photos now of things we’d like to remember – things we’ve made, people and places we’ve visited, food we’ve eaten, books we want to read, anything that captures our attention. Do these photos help our memory? Do they affect how we experience the moment?

To a look at some recent research on how digital photography affects memory, read If you really want to remember a moment, try not to take a photo.  Some of the results may surprise you.

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