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How Your Memory Works, and the Surprising Implications of Impaired Memory Function

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  • Your memory holds a record of your entire life and shapes your identity, but the ability to form memories does not occur until the age of about five. Prior to that, lack of self-recognition prevents autobiographical memory formation
  • The same brain areas are activated during memory recall and active imagination. Researchers believe the reason for this is that you use memories to piece together an imagined picture of the future
  • Without memory, you also lose your ability to project or imagine yourself in a future scenario

By Dr. Mercola

For most people, the ability to recall memories is an automatic function, and the mechanics of memory formation is rarely given much thought or attention. That is until something goes wrong, and their memory begins to falter.


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