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Forgiving a Wrong May Actually Make It Easier to Forget

We’re often told to “forgive and forget” the wrongs that we suffer — new psychology research suggests that there may be some scientific truth behind the common saying. ... More>


New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring directed forgetting of habits, genetic influences on social interdependence, and links between national income and subjective well-being. ... More>


People Selectively Remember the Details of Atrocities That Absolve In-Group Members

Conversations about wartime atrocities often omit important details, and these omissions can lead people to remember the events differently depending on their social group membership. ... More>


The Psychology of Forgiving and Forgetting


Memory, Aging, and Distraction