Getting locked out of the house is something that can happen to anyone at any time. It’s a frustrating experience getting home from a long and hard day’s work only to realise that you do not have your keys.
Academic study reveals why we have trouble trying to find our house keys
Imagine needing to leave your home for an urgent appointment. You haven’t tidied the house for a couple of days, so you’ve forgotten where you put your house keys. You go to the usual place: no joy. You go towards other places where you may have left the keys, such as the kitchen or utility room. Half an hour later, you find the keys, though miss your appointment.