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Your memory rewrites the past and edits it with new experiences, study finds - The Independent


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Human brains are not reliable when it comes to memories:

"Our memory is not like a video camera," Ms Bridge added. "Your memory reframes and edits events to create a story to fit your current world. It's built to be current.”

The study also has implications for the way we recall key events in our lives – such as the ‘love at first sight’ moment.

"When you think back to when you met your current partner, you may recall this feeling of love and euphoria," Ms Bridge said.

"But you may be projecting your current feelings back to the original encounter with this person."

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