Silly Sunday – Now You Know

Whew! What a relief to learn this…

photo cantstopthinking_zps12110b08.jpgEver walk into a room with some purpose in mind, only to completely forget what that purpose was?
Turns out, doors themselves are to blame for these strange memory lapses, Psychologists at the University of Notre Dame have discovered that passing through a doorway triggers what’s known as an event boundary in the mind, separating one set of thoughts and memories from the next.
Your brain files away the thoughts you had in the previous room and prepares a blank slate for the new locale.
Thank goodness for studies like this. It’s not our age, it’s that damn door!

Did I post this already?



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  1. Joyce says:

    I have that problem.
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  2. Ian@UnofficialChartBlog says:

    Do you know what – I think I’ve already read this? Maybe I haven’t. Damn which door did I go through? – Happy SS Steve x
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  3. Comedy Plus says:

    Well this explains everything very nicely. Thanks for helping me understand what happens with the doors.

    Have a terrific day. :)
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  4. Rhonda says:

    OMG – Thank You! This explains so much. Like why I was on my way to my computer last Sunday and forgot to post . . .
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