Black photographers are more likely to retain memories of their images than white photographers, a new study shows.
The study, led by psychologists from Johns Hopkins University, found that black photographers had the best memories of the images they took, with almost three times the memory of their white counterparts.
Black photographers were also the most likely to show their images to other people and share them with them, and they also had the greatest levels of creativity and memory, the study said.
The research, published in the journal Frontiers in Psychology, examined nearly 500 photographs taken by the subjects of the study, who were asked to identify the images that were their favorite.
The photos were then compared with images of other photographers to see which one had the highest levels of memory, and the lowest levels of creative memory.
Researchers then asked the subjects to rate the memory and creativity of those photographs.
They found that blacks had the most memory, while whites had the least.
However, they found that the black photographers with high creativity and creative memory also had a higher level of memory.
For example, the black photographer with the highest creative memory was found to have 4.5 times the creative memory of the white photographer.
However the black images also had higher levels of emotional memory, with the black subjects having an average of 9.5 emotional memories, compared to 5.5 for whites.
The black photographers who had the lowest emotional memory also tended to have the lowest memory, however the black photographs had an average emotional memory of 5.7 times higher than that of the whites.
When asked to recall the color of the background of the photograph, the participants were found to remember the color in fewer than 40 percent of the photos, with a higher rate of remembering the color for about 90 percent.
The researchers said the results suggested that blacks could learn more from images than whites, but that the ability to remember color was only one of the skills black photographers can improve.
“The findings suggest that the memory ability of black photographers is more important than their creativity,” the researchers said.
“We can learn from these findings that we can learn to learn about other people, to better understand their lives and cultures, and to better relate to people of other races.”
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