"The Doorway Effect".

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"The Doorway Effect".

Post by bindeweede » Mon Mar 28, 2016 11:21 pm

We’ve all done it. Run upstairs to get your keys, but forget that it is them you’re looking for once you get to the bedroom. Open the fridge door and reach for the middle shelf only to realise that we can't remember why we opened the fridge in the first place. Or wait for a moment to interrupt a friend to find that the burning issue that made us want to interrupt has now vanished from our minds just as we come to speak: “What did I want to say again?” we ask a confused audience, who all think “how should we know?!”
Not just me, then. ;)

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Re: "The Doorway Effect".

Post by Matt » Tue Mar 29, 2016 10:48 am

Yeah I get the same think but with blinking. Where am I?

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Re: "The Doorway Effect".

Post by chaggle » Tue Mar 29, 2016 11:15 am

Interesting article. I particularly li... where was I?
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Re: "The Doorway Effect".

Post by Tinkerbell » Tue Mar 29, 2016 3:31 pm

It is what I would have thought, by the time I have run upstairs I am already thinking about something else...
By the way, which forum is this? :sh

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Post by polomint38 » Wed Mar 30, 2016 3:06 pm

I live in a "studio flat", so no doors, apart from the one into the shower/toilet room, at which point I tend to know why I am there.

Once I go outside I have no idea what is going on. I am a bit sheepish on wether this is related in some way.

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Re: "The Doorway Effect".

Post by Tony Williams » Thu Mar 31, 2016 7:56 am

polomint38 wrote: Once I go outside I have no idea what is going on. I am a bit sheepish on wether this is related in some way.
I know the feeling - brain's lacking in RAM.

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Re: "The Doorway Effect".

Post by chaggle » Thu Mar 31, 2016 9:26 am

Trust ewe... :roll:
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