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How do you successfully forge memories?

PostPosted: Fri Jan 12, 2018 8:17 pm
by WendyDarling
Horror and shock found in dreams
Awe during waking moments
Music tied to a time frame or person
Repetition
The transitioning of one's perspective

Also, how correct are the memories you forge?

My memories are definitely embellished as one glorifies the dead. Impressions affect me to ridiculous degrees and if our hard drives have limited space, much of what I remember is not trivia, it's all these times and they are made of many continuous moments, not to be confused with what is represented by a still photograph, my mind is full of my past, too full to receive much else along the lines of an education. Am I wired in some whacky way most aren't?

Re: How do you successfully forge memories?

PostPosted: Fri Jan 12, 2018 8:46 pm
by WendyDarling
I write off trivia that I cannot apply immediately. Maybe I must be impressed by the knowledge I encounter for it to be memorable. The older I become, the more I notice that my past and present are fighting for my hard drive and my past is winning for I was more impressionable earlier on.

Re: How do you successfully forge memories?

PostPosted: Sat Jan 13, 2018 11:47 pm
by Dan~
Some parts of me go against the good of the whole.
Life is difficult and it makes me feel tired on the inside.
My hard drive has some space left.

Re: How do you successfully forge memories?

PostPosted: Sun Jan 14, 2018 12:58 pm
by WendyDarling
Wiki defines memory as:
Memory is the faculty of the mind by which information is encoded, stored, and retrieved. Memory is vital to experiences and related to limbic systems, it is the retention of information over time for the purpose of influencing future action.


"For the purpose of influencing future action" is interesting. How intuitive is that process? What's the basis for filtering out extraneous information?

Re: How do you successfully forge memories?

PostPosted: Sun Jan 14, 2018 2:15 pm
by mannequin01
You are beautiful Wendy

Re: How do you successfully forge memories?

PostPosted: Sun Jan 14, 2018 7:49 pm
by WendyDarling
*blushing* Thank you MP.

Anything to add to the topic? It needs help.

encode_decode,
your brain/computer thread seems related to this thread. What say you?

Re: How do you successfully forge memories?

PostPosted: Wed Jan 17, 2018 5:10 pm
by WendyDarling
"For the purpose of influencing future action" is interesting. How intuitive is that process? What's the basis for filtering out extraneous information?


Survival? Or taste?

In modern times, the amount of information available is staggering, bombarding one's brain relentlessly. My brain filters out 99.9999% as useless (unless a contestant on a game show). Can a brain streamline itself or is that part of my individual survival instinct? A lot of folks around here are interested in acquiring what I consider useless information I also refer to as fluff and they remember this stuff. Fluff fills their minds, but on the other hand, more practical knowledge is beyond them such as the general upkeep and maintenance of a vehicle from checking/adding fluids, tire pressure, changing a tire, etc. That baffles me.

Wiki says that memories are formed at
The point where two neurons contact each other is called a synapse, and neurons are constantly forming new synapses and pruning old ones. ... Thus, memories are encoded in the connections between neurons, and different kinds of memories are stored in different kinds of neurons in different parts of the brain.

Re: How do you successfully forge memories?

PostPosted: Thu Jan 18, 2018 4:56 pm
by WendyDarling
It was interesting to read that neuroscience has yet to identify and tag all the different types of neurons in the brain so our types of memories (explicit and implicit), not only the stages such as sensory, short term, and long term would importantly depend on the types and numbers of neurons that each brain houses.
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So my brain seems to favor Episodic Memory. I don't understand why procedural memory (skills/tasks) lies under the implicit (unconscious) memory.