Do You Know If Your Memories Are Real?

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In the age of Facebook albums and Instagram feeds, our memories are constantly being documented. But, do they tell the real story? Even when you think you remember a life event perfectly, the memory could still be false. In the following video, find out what's happening in your brain when your memory is triggered by different senses—and how much you can trust them.

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Memory Through Smell, Sound, And Sight

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Written by Curiosity Staff March 14, 2017