Memory Suppression is an Active Process that Improves Over Childhood

@inproceedings{PazAlonso2009MemorySI,
  title={Memory Suppression is an Active Process that Improves Over Childhood},
  author={Pedro M. Paz-Alonso and Simona Ghetti and Bryan J. Matlen and Michael C. Anderson and Silvia A. Bunge},
  booktitle={Front. Hum. Neurosci.},
  year={2009}
}
We all have memories that we prefer not to think about. The ability to suppress retrieval of unwanted memories has been documented in behavioral and neuroimaging research using the Think/No-Think (TNT) paradigm with adults. Attempts to stop memory retrieval are associated with increased activation of lateral prefrontal cortex (PFC) and concomitant reduced… CONTINUE READING