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Those Darn Doors

Sunday, March 24, 2013

Are you, like me, one of those folks who walk into a room and don't remember what you went in there for in the first place? Have you tried focusing and repeating to yourself beforehand what you need only to find something else to do once you're in there?

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There's hope for us. Phychologists at University of Notre Dame have a name for this annoyance. "Event Boundary". The mind separates one set of thoughts from another. It gives the mind a blank page when you enter the room.

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LOVETOLAUGH56 3/29/2013 11:48PM

    yes, what a relief. Good to know I'm not alone in it either.

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DAISY443 3/29/2013 8:29PM

    What a relief!

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CONNIER64 3/26/2013 3:44PM

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CATHYGETSFIT 3/25/2013 7:39PM

    emoticon Good to know! emoticon

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NEWCHINELO 3/25/2013 11:38AM

    thanks for sharing!

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GINGERHAWK 3/25/2013 9:32AM

    Thank goodness! I thought it was just me and my failing memory!

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DUSTYPRAIRIE 3/25/2013 9:05AM

    Our poor kids when we send them to get something and they come back emptyhanded. Let alone a list!

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PIXIE-LICIOUS 3/25/2013 7:50AM

    Thanks!

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RUTHXG 3/24/2013 10:34PM

    Cool to have a name for this! I've been having such senior moments all my life!

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MERRYMARY42 3/24/2013 7:18PM

    I fee emoticon l better already, Thanks

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KATI5668 3/24/2013 2:29PM

    thanks...there can be no one that has not experienced that.
even when a young pup I would go down the hallway...
then wonder what the heck I came to that room for!

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BARB4HEALTH 3/24/2013 1:00PM

    The thing that bugs me most is when I can't find the salt and pepper and realize I stuck them in the frig. Hasn't happened for years, but when it did, oh boy! More recently I was looking for the phone for something I had to take care of and I was talking on it. That rates an oh, bother! emoticon

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LOOKINGUP2012 3/24/2013 12:22PM

    So true, I've been doing it since I was 4.

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SVELTEWARRIOR 3/24/2013 12:17PM

    Whew!!!!!!! I feel better now!!!!

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LOVESLIFE48 3/24/2013 11:55AM

    emoticon great to know that!!

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