Forgetting is the loss of the ability to recall something that has been learned. Anything that makes its way into long-term memory is perhaps never wholly lost except through brain damage. Forgetting is likely to be caused by a lack of a stimulus sufficient to retrieve the memory, or else is the result of repressing the memory into the unconscious because of the emotional pain it causes.  

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1. Forgetting
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