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The Nuance

Why Your Brain Needs Boundaries

And how modern life is ripping them down

Photo: Avi Richards/Unsplash

It happens to everyone now and then. You walk into a room and find you’ve forgotten why you’re there. Was there something you needed? Or something you wanted to do? Whatever it was, it’s gone.

Psychologists call this “the doorway effect.”

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Markham Heid

Markham Heid

I write about health, science, and psychology. My work has appeared in Time magazine, the New York Times, Vice, and elsewhere. I live in Germany.

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