Repressed memory
Repressed memories are hypothesized memories having been unconsciously blocked, due to the memory being associated with a high level of stress or trauma. The theory postulates that even though the ind...
How Traumatic Memories Hide In The Brain, And How To Retrieve Them
Some stressful experiences -- such as chronic childhood abuse -- are so traumatic, the memories hide like a shadow in the brain and can't be consciously accessed. Eventually, suppressed memories can c...
Scientists Identify That Memories Can Be Lost And Found
A team of scientists believe they have shown that memories are more robust than we thought and have identified the process in the brain, which could help rescue lost memories or bury bad memories, and...
The Debate Over Repressed Memories Returns
Repressed memories have been controversial since they were first mentioned by Freud in 1896. Now you probably hear more about them on crime procedurals than anywhere else. But where do contemporary ps...
Recovered memory therapy
Recovered-memory therapy (RMT) is catch-all psychotherapy term for therapy using one or more method or technique for the purpose of recalling memories. It does not refer to a specific, recognized trea...