Forgetting is form of learning – study

Forgetting is form of learning – study

Forgetting is form of learning – study Denying us access to certain cells in the brain that store memories might be a practical feature of the human organism that helps us upgrade decision-making abilities, new research suggests. Not being able to recall specific memories in certain environmental conditions does not indicate decay of the brain, but rather shows it’s developing to promote learning and flexible behavior, according to a theory put forward by a team of international scientists. To better interact with the changing world, the brain switches parts in charge of remembering things “from an accessible to an inaccessible state,” Dublin professor, Dr. Tomas Ryan, suggests. He has been researching the theory together with his colleague from Toronto, Dr. Paul Frankland, and their study was published this week in …
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