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Do you think forgetting is the same as intentionally forgetting? If we forget to stop by the store for milk, is that the same as intentionally forgetting? How so?

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No. the retrieval process is not the sole reason when memory is not accessible. It could be actual neural dysfunction or age related dementia due to which memories may not be ...

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Short term memory, Memory

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