Why You Walk Into A Room And Forget What You Were Doing

US | Christian Datoc
Ever Walked Into A Room And Forgot What You Were Doing? Here's Why That Happens (Shutterstock)

It’s called the ‘boundary effect’

Memory testing can age older adults in minutes

| Reuters

Older adults who feel younger than they really are might want to steer clear of memory tests, or risk feeling older, a new study suggests.

Study: Facebook status updates more memorable than human faces

Tech | Josh Peterson
Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook statuses found to be the most memorable of current possible social media updates

Multitasking takes toll on memory, study finds - NYT

| interns

Researchers have found that taking on too much at once could damage memory

Sirhan Sirhan maintains he can't remember shooting RFK - AP

US | admin

Kennedy’s convicted murderer wants to go free for a crime he says he can’t remember

Pucker up: Celebrities recall their first kiss [SLIDESHOW] - TheDC

Entertainment | The Daily Caller

A new study reveals that your first kiss is likely to be one of your most vivid memories — here are 11 celebrities who can recall theirs

Spacemen - MSNBC

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Put the cell phone down, drop the Blackberry, cease the nonstop tweeting. Space out! Why daydreaming is so important

Take a coffee break

| AJ

A coffee break after an important meeting or class may be just the thing your brain needs to digest new information and improve memory

Jogging your memory

| AJ

Running may do more than improve your cardiovascular fitness and overall physique. Running might actually make you smarter