Ignoring useless information aids memory: study

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LONDON (Reuters) - Filtering out useless information can help people increase their capacity to remember what is really important, researchers said on Wednesday.

http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20051123/hl_nm/science_brain_dc;_ylt=AlPSw4B__4xnfkOM13Mg0LMDW7oF;_ylu=X3oDMTBiMW04NW9mBHNlYwMlJVRPUCUl [Broken]

How appropriate for GD! :rofl:
 
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Didn't these guys also write a paper titled "Not snacking between meals increases stomach capacity at dinner" and the controversial "Drilling a hole in the bottom of a bucket greatly inceases the amount of water you can pour into it without it overflowing."
 
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What a neat little tidbit of information. I'll have to remember that.
 
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I think more people than you guys expect make an oversight of this.
 
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Knavish said:
I think more people than you guys expect make an oversight of this.
Oh no... I'm actually quite guilty of it myself.:redface:
 

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