The Embarrassment of Forgetting a Name

5020192170_2318998ccd_mIt has happened to all of us at least once; and to more than a few of us, several times:  forgetting someone’s name. It is a universally embarrassing, all too common, experience. In this BBC article, journalist Tom Stafford takes a closer look at this phenomenon and helps to explain the science behind forgetting and remembering people’s names.