Taking Pictures Harms Memory

American VoicesOpinion ISSUE 50•01 Jan 2, 2014

According to a recent study, individuals were less likely to remember details of objects they saw if they took photographs of these items rather than if they simply observed them. What do you think?

  • “So that’s why the memory of last week’s steak sandwich is slowly dwindling away.”

    Lance Ashmont –
    Iron Smelter

  • “Which is why I take a moment and marvel at every upskirt before snapping a photo.”

    Daniel Culver –
    Unemployed

  • “Ah, so I’m the one who’s been putting those pictures on my phone? It all makes sense now.”

    Rita Dow-Moore –
    Sod Grower

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