Did you Know… Taking a picture of something reduces your ability to remember it?

Fact, snippets of useless information and all of that kind of thing makes up most of what’s in my brain – so I thought I would infect the general interweb with al of this and see what fact I can trawl for you!


Did you know…

Taking a picture of something reduces your ability to remember it? I had no idea, I imagine our minds stop trying to remember becasue we’re recorded it? Maybe it’s becasue we’re too busy taking a picture…

The Squirrel Cage Cutter

Back in early spring when food was hard to come by for all our feathered and furry friends the local squirrel (or one of them) was as is usual helping himself to the birsds nuts and it seems they were having some difficulty getting to the nuts inside. This was evident from the way the … Continue reading The Squirrel Cage Cutter

FIGEL and the intern

This is my Blog Battle Entry for July 2022 and the prompt is Hatch. Figel and the Intern Figel Narage was one of the most annoying, self righteous and obnoxious individuals to work at the Jacob and Bradley management consultancy. He was also totally incompetent however he had managed through all kind of obnoxious schemes … Continue reading FIGEL and the intern

8 thoughts on “Did you Know… Taking a picture of something reduces your ability to remember it?

  1. Makes sense to me. If I’m having a good time, pausing to take a photo kind of detracts from the experience for me. I’d rather just keep doing whatever I’m doing and enjoy the experience. And I’m sure, on some level, that makes the experience more memorable for me too.

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  2. I think it is the same with making lists instead of practicing to remember things. When you took that photo you don’t need to make the effort to remember since it is saved.


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