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In this episode our hosts, Ryan and Georjeanna, delve into intriguing research on the science of forgetting and how various factors such as stress, information overload, and the monotonous nature of the pandemic era affect our ability to recall events and daily life during the past three years. We share some personal anecdotes about our cherished and not-so-fond memories during the pandemic. We also ponder the responsibility we have to pass on our memories to future generations to prevent history from repeating itself.
Science of forgetting: Why we’re already losing our pandemic memories (Richard Sima, The Washington Post)