Why We Shouldn’t Remember Everything
In a recent podcast (episode #376), I talked about memory and how to improve it.
We actually aren’t supposed to remember everything. The brain is designed to forget things that are not useful to us. In fact, trying to remember everything can cause neurochemical chaos in our neural circuitry because we are designed to selectively remember what interests us and what we need forparticular tasks.
However, we can also forget information because we did not build memory properly. This means that we build memories incorrectly and we cannot access…