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Professor Alixandra Barasch is interviewed about her research on how taking photos for social media can undermine enjoyment of experiences

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Excerpt from AFAR -- "'Sharing behaviors can boost people’s pride and sense of meaning at later points,' Alixandra Barasch, researcher and coauthor of the study, said. 'But we really focused on how the intention to share can affect individuals’ enjoyment during a given experience. What we found is that the effects of photo-taking can be beneficial or harmful depending on what your goal is at the time you actually take them.'"

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