Monday, March 7, 2016

The Reason We Have Such A Problem Remembering Names

Are you good at remembering names? I'm not. And I think I'm getting worse, not remembering names I used to have down pat.

Here's a brief article on why we have trouble remembering names. It doesn't answer the question of why I'm forgetting them more now, but it does offer a few fairly accurate insights.

In my own particular case I think my brain is out of disk space and has been overwriting old data. Or maybe it just needs to be de-fragged. Hard to say.

The article, titled Why Names Are So Easy to Forget is found at The Atlantic.

Now if only I could remember where my car keys were... 

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