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Forgetfulness is a tool of the brain

Posted in Uncategorized by Sankeerth on June 6, 2007

“A note to the forgetful: be thankful you don
’t remember everything. It means your brain is working properly.

According to a new study, the brain only chooses to remember memories it thinks are most relevant, and actively suppresses those that are similar but less used, helping to lessen the cognitive load and prevent confusion.”

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