[Premium Subscribers] The biggest myth about how our brains remember the past.

Memory isn't like a documentary, it's much less reliable.

I think most of us believe that our memory of a certain situation in our life is pretty much flawless. We think we know exactly the way something went down, who was there, what the weather was like, what we were wearing, how we felt, and so on.

We hold that belief because we also believe that our memory is something akin to a documentary, a video-recordi…

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