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At last an explanation:


Friday, October 26, 2012

Ever 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.

It's not aging, it's the door! Whew! Thank goodness for studies like these!
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ASRMOM 10/30/2012 6:57PM

    Makes perfect sense to me!

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MASON478 10/28/2012 9:25PM

    Too funny!!!

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USMAWIFE 10/28/2012 10:34AM

    emoticon

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CAROL- 10/26/2012 9:06PM

    Thanks for the new excuse!

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GREENGENES 10/26/2012 8:35PM

    Perfect. I've been running out of excuses.

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-POLEDANCEGIRL- 10/26/2012 3:41PM

    I lvoe this study!! Im going to blame things on the door frame from now on!!

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