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What's Your Name Again? Lack of Interest, Not Brain's Ability, May Be Why We Forget, Kansas State University Study



6/21/2012 7:34:31 AM

Most of us have experienced it. You are introduced to someone, only to forget his or her name within seconds. You rack your brain trying to remember, but can't seem to even come up with the first letter. Then you get frustrated and think, "Why is it so hard for me to remember names?" You may think it's just how you were born, but that's not the case, according to Kansas State University's Richard Harris, professor of psychology. He says it's not necessarily your brain's ability that determines how well you can remember names, but rather your level of interest.

Read at ScienceDaily


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