Forgetfulness Could Make You Smarter, Take A Look At Says

The researchers came to this conclusion after looking at years of data on memory, memory loss, and brain activity in both humans and animals.
That’s according to a new paper in the journal Neuron, which concludes that forgetting things is not just normal, it actually makes us smarter.
Rather, they say, it’s to optimize intelligent decision-making by holding onto what’s important and letting go of what’s not.
Story highlights Researchers say the goal of memory is to optimize intelligent decision-makingThe swapping of old memories for new ones can have real evolutionary benefitsYou know those people who always boast about having a perfect memory?
Maybe they shouldn’t, because having total recall is totally overrated.

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