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Just remembering the gist of a situation could be a root cause of memory confusion in older adults

April 9, 2018 by

Psychological research suggests that memory confusion in older adults is partly caused by their reliance on schematic memory, which helps people remember the gist of an event, but not necessarily the details. The absence of detail-related memory could lead to difficulty in distinguishing between a ...This is an NSF Multimedia Gallery item. (Source: NSF Multimedia Gallery)

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