Memory...

Jure Sah jure.sah at guest.arnes.si
Thu Jun 29 05:42:56 EST 2000


Mark Morin wrote:

> Jure Sah wrote:
>
> > Does memory misplacement (short term to long term)
>
> I'm not sure I understand what you mean by this; do you mean transfer of
> memory from short to long term?  Othewise, I'm not familiar with the concept
> of "memory misplacement."

I think that could be it...

> > result in the feeling
> > that things have happened before? If yes where can I get details on this
> > and if not then what does result in "the feeling that things have
> > happened before"?
>
> You are talking about "Deja-vu."  Everyone has deja-vu at some time or
> another.  Frequent episodes (and what's frequent?  Who knows but perhaps
> more than once every other month or so) might suggest some unusual
> electrical activity going on in the brain.  Deja-vu is not all that unusual
> in people who experience seizures.  NB, that's not to say that they don't
> occur in the absence of seizures.

...and what if it happens EVERY time the person sees something of significance?









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