Can We Learn To Forget Our Memories? : Shots – Health Blog : NPR

This article looks at the work of scientists involved in creating techniques for forgetting memories. They believe it might be useful for people experiencing post traumatic stress disorder. I wonder about the truth of that; surely PTSD occurs because a person has tried to forget painful events. I wonder how forgetting and suppressing are different. Perhaps suppressing causes PTSD and forgetting allows the memory but loses the bad feeling?

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