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How We Remember to Remember, Washington University in St. Louis Study


8/20/2013 7:22:05 AM

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"Remind me not to forget…" I often say to my roommate. My phone charger. The sandwich I made to take to work. The bill I need to put in the mail. The way our brain handles remembering to remember something, called prospective memory, has been somewhat of a mystery to scientists. New research probes how our brain processes the intention to act at a certain point in time--like remembering to grab something before walking out the door or to take a pill at a certain time--finding that it involves two distinct brain processes.

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