...[M]ost research shows that the more traumatic an event is, the more likely it is to be remembered. Further, there is no clear neurobiological evidence that repression (the mind immediately and automatically erasing a memory) is even possible.
Friday, March 05, 2010
Thesis: Traumatic Events Are Generally Memorable
Susan A. Clancey, The Trauma Myth (2009) (footnote omitted):