November 30, 2012

New Study Justifies Annoying Fire Drills

Steven Novella, Neurologica


AP Photo

Quick – think of the location of the nearest fire extinguisher to where you work (your office, desk, station, or whatever). Fire extinguishers are fairly large and usually conspicuously red objects that are deliberately placed in an obvious and accessible location. Their design and placement is meant to make you notice them, so that you know where they are in an emergency.

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TAGGED: Memory, Neuroscience, Amnesia

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