You’re standing in the parking lot at work, trying to figure out where you put your car. In the back of your mind, there’s a niggling notion that you should look at the side lot — or maybe that was where you parked yesterday.
Most people have had that feeling. But a new study by researchers at Brigham Young University indicates that such "pattern separation" is particularly difficult for those who have depression.
The study is published in the journal Behavioral Brain Research.