Forgiving can literally make you forget.

Are you the type of person who forgives easily? Or do you mull over the the offending incident for months or even years to come? Although it can be easy to pick out friends or coworkers who hold grudges from those who forgive, it turns out that scientists don’t understand much about why the two groups differ. Here, scientists tested whether forgiving makes people more likely to forget the details of the incident. The researchers presented subjects with hypothetical incidents and asked whethe

from Discover Magazine

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