New research suggests that experience with adversity improves control over unwanted memories. A recent publication reviews the evidence.
Does repeated testing improve retention by reducing competition? New evidence shows that the degree to which competition between memories decreases predicts whether it will be remembered later. Read all about it in our recent publication in Scientific Reports.
Some interesting findings on the interaction of memory reactivation and memory prioritization last weekend at the Fenway Psychology Research Conference (organized by Emmanuel College). Stay tuned to learn whether to-be-forgotten memories can be resurrected! From left to right: Matthew Agosto, Mady Thuyein, Zongheng Zhang, Zall Hirschstein, Noah Libby, and Luke Sandbank