Comments on: Deliberately Forgetting Memories – Easy for Some http://brainblogger.com/2014/04/20/deliberately-forgetting-memories-easy-for-some/ Health and Science Blog Covering Brain Topics Fri, 03 Oct 2014 11:30:05 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.0.1 By: Memory Manipulation – Promises and Perils | Brain Blogger http://brainblogger.com/2014/04/20/deliberately-forgetting-memories-easy-for-some/#comment-933932 Fri, 03 Oct 2014 11:30:05 +0000 http://brainblogger.com/?p=16007#comment-933932 […] list only a few in this article. One, is natural distortion, another is a defense mechanism called repression. Biological and psychogenic amnesia due to trauma are also degrading factors. Contamination by a […]

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By: “Where Was I?” – Leonard Shelby, Memento (2000) | Questioning answers; evening odds http://brainblogger.com/2014/04/20/deliberately-forgetting-memories-easy-for-some/#comment-933931 Mon, 18 Aug 2014 17:13:34 +0000 http://brainblogger.com/?p=16007#comment-933931 […] Sara Adaes, PhD student, wrote in one of her blog entries, “…. what is retrieved from memory can be substantially different from what was initially encoded, and what was encoded can also differ […]

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By: Maternal Depression More Frequent After Postpartum Period | Today Health Channel http://brainblogger.com/2014/04/20/deliberately-forgetting-memories-easy-for-some/#comment-884509 Thu, 05 Jun 2014 15:22:56 +0000 http://brainblogger.com/?p=16007#comment-884509 […] Deliberately Forgetting Memories – Easy for Some […]

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By: False Memories – A Faulty Reconstruction | Brain Blogger http://brainblogger.com/2014/04/20/deliberately-forgetting-memories-easy-for-some/#comment-884485 Sat, 31 May 2014 11:30:04 +0000 http://brainblogger.com/?p=16007#comment-884485 […] knowledge, beliefs, goals, mental state, emotions, and social context. Thus, what is retrieved from memory can be substantially different from what was initially encoded, and what was encoded can also differ […]

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By: Memory Strategies | The Psych Scrivener http://brainblogger.com/2014/04/20/deliberately-forgetting-memories-easy-for-some/#comment-884440 Fri, 02 May 2014 11:33:38 +0000 http://brainblogger.com/?p=16007#comment-884440 […] Deliberately Forgetting Memories – Easy for Some […]

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By: Kingsley http://brainblogger.com/2014/04/20/deliberately-forgetting-memories-easy-for-some/#comment-833002 Thu, 24 Apr 2014 17:41:49 +0000 http://brainblogger.com/?p=16007#comment-833002 Yeah that is true, sometimes even my kid brother suffers from the same thing, forgets things anyhow

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By: Anonymous http://brainblogger.com/2014/04/20/deliberately-forgetting-memories-easy-for-some/#comment-830366 Thu, 24 Apr 2014 08:32:27 +0000 http://brainblogger.com/?p=16007#comment-830366 Cool Pedro! I also have personal experience with this, I guess most of us do, haha some of us better than others though as this article says…I like to think I’m quite good at fluffing up unwanted memories, never completely forgotten, but it takes away the sting enough to learn from them as opposed to getting stressed out about the past. THANK OUR BRAINS FOR THE POWER TO DELIBERATELY FORGET! :)

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By: Pedro Freitas http://brainblogger.com/2014/04/20/deliberately-forgetting-memories-easy-for-some/#comment-817161 Tue, 22 Apr 2014 16:21:12 +0000 http://brainblogger.com/?p=16007#comment-817161 I am one of those individuals, consciously or unconsciously I did erease or should I say I choose to forget some of my paste memories, which would otherwise make my present existence unbearable or not so easy to live with.
So, yes you can forget, make yourself forget unwanted memories, events

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