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Teaching Why two people see the same thing but have different memories

Why two people see the same thing but have different memories

Have you ever experienced an event with a friend or family member, but later when you talk about it, you both have different memories of what happened? How does that happen? Why can people recall the same thing so differently? We all know memory isn’t perfect. And, actually, most memory differences are insignificant. But sometimes they can have serious consequences.

Julian Matthews, Postdoctoral Research Officer – Cognitive Neurology Laboratory, Monash University
The Conversation


How can two people see the same thing but remember it differently?


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