What Makes an Image Memorable?

Next time you go on vacation, you may want to think twice before shooting hundreds of photos of that scenic mountain or lake. A new study from MIT neuroscientists shows that the most memorable photos are those that contain people, followed by static indoor scenes and human-scale objects. Landscapes? They may be beautiful, but they are, in most cases, utterly forgettable.

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Categories: Psychology

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  1. This study shows the importance of social relationships in our daily lives. I have personally noticed that when I look back on memories it is not really about where you are but who you are with. That is what really counts and that is what makes a moment memorable.

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