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The Reason For The Door Opener Effect

  • So far, there is no concrete explanation behind this phenomenon, but psychologists believe that passing through a doorway and entering a different room creates a mental block in the brain.
  • In addition, walking through open doors is thought to reset the memory to make room for the emergence of a new episode. This short experience of passing through a door from one room to another is called the location updating effect.
  • The good news is that experiencing such forgettable episodes after entering another room does not tell you anything about your memory, intelligence, or cognitive abilities


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