Thursday, March 14, 2013

The Door

Good to know, I thought it was age!!
This proves it’s not Alzheimer's!
This is an interesting factoid for us.

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.

Thank goodness for studies like this. It's not our age, it's that darn door!

1 comment:

  1. Thats good to know....I guess those doors in my house yesterday made me forget an appt!!! Blessings~~~Roxie