Is it possible there are limits to what the brain can take? May be, but that is not the reason why you forget.
Did you know that?
“If your brain worked like a digital video recorder in a television, 2.5 petabytes would be enough to hold three million hours of TV shows. You would have to leave the TV running continuously for more than 300 years to use up all that storage.”
“The human brain consists of about one billion neurons. Each neuron forms about 1,000 connections to other neurons, amounting to more than a trillion connections. If each neuron could only help store a single memory, running out of space would be a problem.”
Professor of Psychology, Northwestern University: Paul Reber,
With all these memory capacity available to us, then why do we forget?
Find out; coming soon: tips on how to have retentive memory