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AndyMittelman's picture

 You make an interesting

 You make an interesting point about why we remember some things very well but not others. In a computer, the more activated pathways don’t really seem to become easier (my computer does not get faster the more I reboot it, rather, more of the contrary). Our neurotransmitter pathways, however, are malleable. Also, it’s unfortunate that traumatic events seemed to be “burned” in our memory, even though we might not want to remember them. Perhaps an evolutionary response. If we had a traumatic event, it would be to our advantage (evolution-wise) to remember it so we could avoid a repeat in the future.

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