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Professor Alixandra Barasch's joint research on the link between memory and taking photos is featured

new york magazine
Excerpt from New York Magazine -- "In a study published in June in the journal Psychological Science, researchers recruited 294 participants to tour a museum exhibit of Etruscan artifacts while listening to an audio guide. Half of the participants were given cameras and told to take at least ten photos. At the end of the tour, all participants asked to answer a series of multiple-choice questions about the objects they had seen. Those who took photos, the researchers found, recognized almost 7 percent more objects than those who didn’t."

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