Your earliest and most cherished memories are probably made-up, scientists claim

Your earliest and most cherished memories are probably made-up, scientists claim
 

You may have fond memories of the earliest days spent here on the tiny blue planet we call home.
But it turns out those cherished recollections could be totally false.
Two-fifths of people have a fictional first memory based on fragments of early experiences, psychologists have found.
Scientists questioned participants in a survey that identified more than 2,000 individuals claiming to have memories from the age of two or younger.
Current research suggests that memories cannot be formed before about three-and-a-half years.
Yet 893 of those taking part in the survey said they had memories... read more

 
18 July 2018 in Science &Technology, Views: 31
Source: Metro
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