Is forgetting of memories always permanent?

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There is more than one theory of forgetting, based in various scientific philosophies. Biological theories of forgetting will come to different conclusions than psychological theories of forgetting.

For example, under the Trace-Decay theory, the mind cannot retain short-term memory for very long unless it is constantly repeated. This is a physical theory, based in the idea of a "trace" created in the brain in the neurons and neurochemicals that allow mental function. This means that all memories...

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