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Saturday November 26, 2011

Study: Doorways May Cause Memory Lapses

We have all experienced this phenomenon at one time or another: You enter a room and suddenly forget why you entered or what you were about to do. A Notre Dame Psychology professor has conducted experiments on the subject. The study confirms at least one thing: You aren’t forgetful, just compartmentalized. big grin

Radvansky discovered that the subjects tended to forget more after they walked through a doorway compared to moving the same distance across a room.