No. #159

Memory Inhibition
- Suppressing Unwanted Memories

Memory inhibition is the ability to block out memories or information that are irrelevant or distracting from a task at hand. This process is crucial for maintaining cognitive focus but can be challenging in environments with constant information influx or distractions, such as in digital platforms or workplaces.

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Product example

Users might find it difficult to concentrate on relevant content if a website is cluttered with unrelated advertisements or pop-ups.

Empathy tips


Minimize Distractions

Design environments to minimize unnecessary distractions and information overload.


Focused Content Delivery

Deliver content in focused, manageable chunks to facilitate memory inhibition.


Tools for Concentration

Provide tools that help users filter out irrelevant information.


Encourage Breaks

Encourage regular breaks to reset attention and improve overall focus.

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