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Aleya St. Louis

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Why Can't The Brain Remember Some Things
By: Aleya St. Louis
Inside the Brain
Effects on Memory
As you get older, the neurons in our brains lose their connections and start to go away . So children can remember more than adults.
Short Term and Long Term memory
I HOPE YOU ENJOYED IT!!!!!!!!

TODO
Don't Forget!!!!!
Tomorrow I will... What will I do?
Emotions, attention, and stress can play a big roll in remembering things. Emotion is like a highlighter for the brain that empathizes certain aspects of experiences to memorize them. For example, memories of painful emotional experiences stay longer than memories of physical pain. Attention tells our focus to pick the most relevant for our lives and is normally connected to novelty. Surprise focuses the mind best. Your emotional state that if your happy you'll remember happy memories. Stress can lead to memory defects, such as the experience of "losing your train of thought" during a high pressure exam or test. The human brain is programed to memorize peaks [ best or worst memories] and get rid of stuff that is not a peak. The brain acts as a filter that helps us protect us from the overflow of information happening to us on a daily bases, helping us keep our sanity.
alcohol
Alzheimer's
amnesia
autism
dementia
Huntington's disease
Korksakoffs Syndrome
obssesive compulsive disorder
Parkinsons disease
or stroke
These all have an effect on
memory.
All information enters the brain via one or more of the five senses- hearing, smell, sight, touch, and taste, but these senses stay in the brain less than a second and fade quickly unless transferred to short-term memory. That is also called working memory because it holds information in productive work. It will remain in short- term memory only about 20 seconds after you stop thinking about it. Then, it will either be forgotten or transferred to long term memory.
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