Sharon Samuel

Sharon Samuel

My favorite quotes: “Even the darkest night will end and the sun will rise.” “Hoping for the best, prepared for the worst, and unsurprised by anything in between.” “Happiness can be found in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.” “The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt.” “Life is to be lived, not controlled; and humanity is won by continuing to play in face of certain defeat.”


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To Forget or Not Forget? Why and How Memories are Lost

To Forget or Not Forget? Why and How Memories are Lost


Abstract     Forgetting a piece of information now and then is a very ordinary part of life; in fact, it is part of what makes us human. But why do we forget some things and remember others? Information is forgotten when our brain fails to retrieve a memory or an interference occurs. Failure to retrieve a memory is usually caused by th...