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The Advantages of Forgetting

Lecture no. 6 from the course: Your Best Brain

The Advantages of Forgetting

Taught by Professor John Medina | 33 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course

Discover the surprising evolutionary purpose of memory, and why it has nothing to do with recalling the precise details of the past like a computer. Find out what causes our brains to forget facts and data, and why. Then, get three research-based tips to improve your memory.


July 6, 2016
Simply illuminating and full of food for thought!