SciShow Psych: How Your Memory Can Be Tricked
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Do you remember what you did a week before today?

SciShow Psych: Your Most Vivid Memories Aren't As Accurate As You Think
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We all have memories that seem like they happened yesterday, but can you really trust them?

SciShow Psych: Do Doorways Actually Make Us Forget Things?
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Have you ever forgotten why you walked into a room? Turns out it’s just your brain doing its job.

SciShow Psych: Are Repressed Memories Real?
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You might have heard about repressed memories on TV, but those memories aren’t always what they seem.

SciShow Psych: Does Photographic Memory Exist?
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Don’t you think it would be nice if you had a photographic memory? But is it actually a thing?

SciShow Psych: How Ancient Viruses Might Have Changed Our Brains
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Recent discoveries about the Arc protein have shown that its function and origin may be even more complicated than scientists originally thought.

SciShow Psych: The Real Reason You're Always Losing Your Keys
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Do you often lose things like your keys? Psychology can explain not only why it happens, but also some ways to combat that.

SciShow Psych: Why Pregnancy Makes You Forgetful... but Helps Your Baby
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Baby brain, pregnancy brain, momnesia—the fogginess that can appear during pregnancy goes by many names, but memory loss is only one of the changes that occurs while the brain prepares for an upcoming baby.

SciShow Psych: How To Make Eyewitness Testimony More Reliable
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Eyewitness testimony can be really important when investigating crimes, but how can we make them more reliable?

SciShow Psych: What It's Like to Have a Near-Perfect Memory
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Having a perfect memory sounds like the most amazing thing ever, but there’s also a downside of having hyperthymesia.

SciShow Psych: Engrams - Where Your Brain Keeps Memories
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A memory isn’t stored in your brain in a neat little package, but is instead spread across a pattern of cells in different regions.

SciShow Psych: Why Is It So Hard to Remember Things Right Now?
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If you feel like you’ve been more forgetful than normal recently, you’re definitely not alone.