Faculty News

Professor Alixandra Barasch's research on photo taking and visual memory and Professor Tom Meyvis' research on the impact of physical memorabilia are featured

Metro MBA logo
Excerpt from MetroMBA -- "In a study entitled, 'Forgetting to Remember Our Experiences: People Overestimate How Much They Will Retrospect About Personal Events,” Mevvis and Tully investigated “how people’s expectations of how often they would recall an experience compared to how often they actually did recall it.' ... Barasch and her co-authors Kristin Diehl, Jackie Silverman, and Gal Zauberman, conducted an experiment framed around participants use of cameras. Their work, similar to Meyvis and Tully, found that those who did not take photos had 'more enhanced visual memory' than those that did take photos."

Read more