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forgetfulness

The usual natural consequence of inattention or of overburdening a well-stocked mind with trivia. Failure to retrieve a memory becomes more likely the larger the number of similar memories that depend on the same cues. Abnormal (pathological) forgetfulness is the main feature of DEMENTIA and of AMNESIA. forme fruste, a disease at an early stage, or arrested by treatment, prior to the development of its full characteristics.
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In the confessions of numerous Jewish children who escaped the Holocaust and hid their identity, the conflict between memory and forgetfulness is revealed as an illusion.
IF so, the good news is it may mean you have fewer problems with thinking and forgetfulness in later life.
Lapses can clearly be tied to the gene variant The scientists used statistical methods to check whether it was possible to associate the forgetfulness symptoms elicited by means of the surveys to one of the DRD2 gene variants.
Washington, Feb 22 ( ANI ): Older adults can eliminate forgetfulness and perform as well as younger adults on memory tests, a new study has found.
Burns or injuries resulting from weakness, forgetfulness, or misuse of alcohol or medications.
The forgetfulness accompanying the march of time may be reversible - in mice at least.
The creation of public approval not through exemplary or excellent public service or public policy, but through diversion, distraction, and best of all, through forgetfulness, is a trick that many an old regime still clinging on to power has used.
Psalm 32, 1 AS one saint explained it, 'covered' means: "Buried deep in the forgetfulness of God.
It was then when the disgruntled ward constituent retold the tale of the councillor's schoolboy error and demanded a formal apology in front of group for his forgetfulness.
May moving images be stopped And deep frozen into my mind So I can recall them From sleep of forgetfulness.
Not so very long ago, Newcastle boasted two strikers not totally dissimilar in appearance - and a manager renowned for his forgetfulness.
Friends share a triad of stories that revolve around folks whose forgetfulness lands them in trouble.