To Remember, the Brain Must Actively Forget

This is it. The Silver bullet to all those embarrassing moments when you bump into someone in a party who warmly welcome you and asks you how are the kids. But you, on the other hand, don't have an iota of an idea who this person is! You are not being forgetful, this is how the brain works. A smashing article on how the brain purposely destroys short-term memory to ensure we can function efficiently.


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