Jason R. Finley

Jason R. Finley

St. Louis, MO

Fontbonne University

Assistant Professor of Psychology


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Published on Sep 09, 2021

Facebook’s ‘smart’ glasses put cameras on your face. Everyone around you should be aware.


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Published on Dec 31, 2019

How Smartphone Cameras Changed the Way We Document Our Lives

Interesting article in Slate: https://slate.com/technology/2019/12/smartphone-camera-iphone-decade-photo-archive.html

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Published on Feb 08, 2019

We’re offloading more and more of our memory—are Siri and Alexa sucking our brainpower?

We’re offloading more and more of our memory—are Siri and Alexa sucking our brainpower?https://www.stlmag.com/health/news/we-are-offloading-more-and-more-memory-are-siri-and-alexa-sucking-brainpower/

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Published on Nov 22, 2018

Memory & Technology BOOK PUBLISHED!

Memory & Technology BOOK PUBLISHED!

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Published on Dec 02, 2017

Morii: The Desire to Capture a Fleeting Experience

Morii: The Desire to Capture a Fleeting Experience

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Published on May 10, 2017

Jason on TV talking about memory & technology!

Jason on TV talking about memory & technology!Jason was interviewed on FOX 2 St. Louis TV April 11th 2017!Our goal is to finish the paper on this research in June 2017!See also: https://www.fon...

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Published on Apr 10, 2017

Preserving Memories: In Emails To A Toddler, A Window Into Her Parents' Love

Wonderful story from NPR's All Tech Considered show, about how external memory can help us preserve the fleeting fabrics of life that would otherwise be lost to time.http://www.npr.org/sections/al....

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Published on Sep 17, 2016

Memory in the smartphone age: your mobile may be changing the way you remember.

News article in which I was interviewed about our research!  Great write-up by Mr. Biegler in Australia; we had a really interesting conversation.  Thanks to Farah Naaz and Francine Goh.http://www....

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Published on Jun 17, 2016

Ongoing data analysis!

Here’s a fun photo documenting my work of recent weeks, organizing and making sense of over 100 variables (i.e., questions we asked in our survey).  Using a combination of high-tech...

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Reply to:Cindy WuCindy Wu
Thanks Cindy! I definitely brought out my best socks for this.
Cheap and voluminous capture abilities have no doubt changed how we experience events. But I think we're in a temporary phase of history here. Cameras requiring manual control (and thus our attention) will be replaced by devices that can function automatically, putting us back close in touch wi...more