Although forgetting is normal and vital to how the brain works, it sometimes happens in strange or unexplained ways.
Researchers have shown that actively trying to forget an unwanted memory may actually weaken the underlying, unconscious trace as well.
Memory involves encoding, storing, retaining and subsequently recalling information and past experiences.
Episodic memory is a person’s unique memory of a specific event; it will be different from someone else’s recollection of the same experience.
Implicit memory uses past experiences to remember things without thinking about them, like how to ride a bike or button a shirt.
Declarative memory, or explicit memory, consists of facts and events that can be explicitly stored and consciously recalled or "declared."
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