• Publications
  • Influence
Continuing Influences of To-Be-Forgotten Information
  • Bjork, Bjork
  • Psychology
    Consciousness and cognition
  • 1996
TLDR
It is argued that it is critical for humans to forget; that is, to have some means of preventing out-of-date information from interfering with the recall of current information, and that the primary means of accomplishing adaptive updating of human memory is retrieval inhibition.
MORMON MISSIONARIES and Minnesota SCANDINA VIANS
M I N N E S O T A N S of today are famihar with the young Mormon missionaries who walk about our streets in pairs, engaging people in conversation and patiently explaining the tenets of their