benign forgetfulness

benign forgetfulness

A memory defect marked by the inability to immediately recall a name or date. The item, whether recent or remote, is eventually recalled. Synonym: benign senescent forgetfulness
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That collective memory gap is turning out to be far more dangerous and consequential than benign forgetfulness; now Philippine history, and its critical examples of heroism and patriotism, are under assault as well.
"The individuals whose memory improved in this study were most likely experiencing 'benign forgetfulness', a level of memory impairment that can often be reversed by altering certain lifestyle factors," explained Dr.
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