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Tuesday, March 31, 2009 - Elephant Butte Lake State Park, Elephant Butte NM

Camped at Site 31, South Monticello Point, Elephant Butte Lake State Park, Elephant Butte NM, March 30, 2009
Camped at Site 31, South Monticello Point, Elephant Butte Lake State Park, Elephant Butte NM, March 30, 2009

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Site 31, South Monticello Point - Elephant Butte Lake State Park, Elephant Butte NM

Words Get in the Way

Research shows that language suppresses visual memory, This is called verbal overshadowing and is a well-established phenomenon .... For example, in one study people watched a short videotape of a bank robbery, then spent twenty minutes doing something unrelated. Then one group spent five minutes writing down everything they could remember about the bank robber's face, while the other group did an unrelated task.

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