Researchers find evidence that neural systems actively remove memories, suggesting that forgetting may be the default mode of the brain.
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Dalmeet Singh Chawla is a freelance science journalist based in London, UK. His work has featured in Nature, Science, The Economist, New Scientist, Undark Magazine, BBC Future, Physics Today, Physics 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.