Come to think of it or not: Study shows how memories can be intentionally forgotten

Posted by on May 5, 2016 6:09 pm
Categories: Science

Context plays a big role in our memories, both good and bad. Bruce Springsteen’s ‘Born to Run’ on the car radio, for example, may remind you of your first love — or your first speeding ticket. But a new brain scanning study shows that people can intentionally forget past experiences by changing how they think about the context of those memories.

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