Dalmeet Singh Chawla

Contributing Writer

Illustration for "To Remember, the Brain Must Actively Forget"

To Remember, the Brain Must Actively Forget

July 24, 2018

Researchers find evidence that neural systems actively remove memories, suggesting that forgetting may be the default mode of the brain.

About the author

Dalmeet Singh Chawla is a freelance science journalist based in London, UK. His work has featured in NatureScienceThe EconomistNew ScientistUndark MagazineBBC FuturePhysics TodayPhysics World, Chemistry World and other media outlets. He has been shortlisted for awards for his reporting from the Association of British Science Writers and the UK Asian Media Awards.