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Genetic factor contributes to forgetfulness — Universität Bonn

University of Bonn psychologists prove genetic variation is underlying factor in higher incidence of forgetfulness


Misplaced your keys? Can't remember someone's name? Didn't notice the stop sign? Those who frequently experience such cognitive lapses now have an explanation. Psychologists from the University of Bonn have found a connection between such everyday lapses and the DRD2 gene. Those who have a certain variant of this gene are more easily distracted and experience a significantly higher incidence of lapses due to a lack of attention. The scientific team will probably report their results in the May issue of "Neuroscience Letters," which is already available online in advance.

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I was going to research this further but I forgot

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So ... uhhh ... what was this about, again?

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