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How Depression Blurs Memories, Brigham Young University Study


10/4/2013 6:55:40 AM

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To pinpoint why depression messes with memory, researchers took a page from Sesame Street’s book. The show’s popular game “One of these things is not like the others” helps young viewers learn to differentiate things that are similar – a process known as “pattern separation.” A new Brigham Young University study concludes that this same skill fades in adults in proportion to the severity of their symptoms of depression. The more depressed someone feels, the harder it is for them to distinguish similar experiences they’ve had.

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