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Why Two People See the Same Thing But Have Different Memories


Science & Tech  (tags: mind, brain, psychology, memory )

Freya
- 6 days ago - neurosciencenews.com
Does it ever strike you as odd that you and a friend can experience the same event at the same time, but come away with different memories of what happened? So why is it that people can recall the same thing so differently?



   

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Animae C (508)
Wednesday January 9, 2019, 2:47 pm
No it's not odd, i have been aware of this for decades, we perceive everything according to our personal experiences & then we go projecting it into the future!
Practicing concentrated breath meditation you get to understand this quite well.
 

Peggy B (43)
Wednesday January 9, 2019, 5:21 pm
Interesting.
 

Colleen L (3)
Wednesday January 9, 2019, 5:39 pm
Interesting. I feel it's a good thing when people do see things differently. Otherwise life would be boring.
Thanks Freya
 

Raleighaway k (355)
Wednesday January 9, 2019, 9:19 pm
Very interesting. ty
 

TOM T (247)
Thursday January 10, 2019, 1:22 pm
This is interesting !...
Thanks for the Info
Thank You 4 Sharing .....
 

Michael Friedmann (179)
Friday January 11, 2019, 11:52 am
Thank You for Sharing This !!!
 

Winn A (179)
Friday January 11, 2019, 2:51 pm
Hmmmmmmmmmmm
Thanks
 

Sheila D (28)
Friday January 11, 2019, 7:05 pm
This is also true of siblings. I always say my brothers and I were raised by different people, even though they were the same parents, because we remember things so differently. Thanks for the post.
 

Angelflowers D (1)
Saturday January 12, 2019, 4:10 am
Tyfs..🤗
 

danii p (30)
Saturday January 12, 2019, 7:35 am
noted. Thanks
 

Janet B (0)
Saturday January 12, 2019, 8:34 pm
Thanks
 

Janet B (0)
Monday January 14, 2019, 8:06 pm
Thanks
 
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