Healthy Forgetting: Everyone's Brain Needs Some Free Space
Posted Jul 08 2010 12:00am
If our brains retained every detail of our lives we would all be crazy. Literally crazy. We would have to focus on each step we take, on how we put the tooth paste on the brush, on every key on our chain and how we insert it into a door. We are designed to learn things and then put the learned message into storage where it goes on a kind of auto-pilot.