Walking through doorways causes forgetting: Younger and older adults.

  title={Walking through doorways causes forgetting: Younger and older adults.},
  author={Gabriel A Radvansky and Kyle A. Pettijohn and Joonsun Kim},
  journal={Psychology and aging},
  volume={30 2},
Previous research on event cognition has found that walking through doorways can cause forgetting. The explanation for this finding is that there is a competition between event models, producing interference, and depressing performance. The current study explored the degree to which this might be affected by the natural aging process. This is of interest because there is some evidence that older adults have trouble coordinating sources of interference, which is what is thought to underlie this… 

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