A fascinating new explanation of why our brains forget some things we’ve learned.
The brain may forget in order to save energy, a new study suggests.
So, our brains contain mechanisms that help us erase unnecessary learning.
Now scientists have uncovered how this may happen at the cellular level.
The results come from a strange finding about how we learn.
You may know the story of Pavlov’s dogs, who were taught to salivate at the ringing of a bell because they associated it with being fed.
More of the PsyBlog post from Dr. Jeremy Dean