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    There is a rudimentary notion that memory can store an exact copy of information like a video camera and it could be easily and precisely recalled at a persons will. Cortical processes could distort memory as the cortical network that capitalizes on such contextual information is suggested to connect the portrayal of related objects such that visually perceiving an object will activate the visual representations of related objects. For example when one sees a fork they would link it unintentionally to a spoon. Another assumption is that childhood traumatic memories are reliable, which has swayed authorities and jurors over the years. It is difficult for children under the age of eight or nine to have a vivid recollection of events but rather…

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    Childhood Memory On June 8th, 1990 is when I entered this place that we call Earth. Born to Montasser and Nagla Hassan, the only girl and the youngest with two older brothers, nine and seven years apart. My parents were born and raised in Cairo, Egypt, and moved to America after getting married, leaving their families behind to better their future and the lives of their future off springs. Their courage and dedication to life and each other is a characteristic that they carried on throughout…

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    As rightly said, “Memories of childhood were the dreams that stayed with us after we woke...” Childhood plays an important role in the development of an individual and how they grow as people. It is the time of enjoyment, playfulness and innocence. As we grow, life gets full of care and we hardly find time to stand and stare. Our priorities change. When we recall our childhood memories, it leaves a sweet smile on our face. One of the most memorable incidents from my childhood which I cannot…

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    There has always been a controversy when it comes to memory repression of someone's childhood. Many psychologists, therapists, researchers, etc. agree that memories from one's childhood can be falsified based upon the events that happened during that time period. There is a difference between actually forgetting the way events of one's childhood actually occurred and falsely remembering the occurrence of an event. But what can cause the falsification of a memory from someone's childhood?…

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    There has always been a controversy when it comes to memory repression of someone's childhood. Many psychologists, therapists, researchers, etc. agree that memories from one's childhood can be falsified based upon the events that happened during that time period. There is a difference between actually forgetting the way events of one's childhood actually occurred and falsely remembering the occurrence of an event. But what can cause the falsification of a memory from someone's childhood?…

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    Childhood Memories Triggered by Odor Many people have unexplained memories from their early childhood, and those memories come rushing back when they smell a certain aroma in the air. I am one of those people. When I was in preschool, my uncle was in charge of taking me to school. However, I didn’t have to be there until later in the morning, so we would always stop for breakfast on the way over. I remember riding in his truck with the windows rolled down and my hand out the window. I even…

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    Childhood Memories

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    Returning to a place where one once experienced an event after several years, allows for the regeneration of memories specifically those from childhood. The article “Once More to the Lake” written by E.B. White, is about a man, now grown up, who goes back to the lake he and his Dad visited every summer when he was a child. Now, as a father himself, he ventures back with his own son. The stage it set for a trip down memory lane, filled with reminiscing about one owns childhood, as the sights,…

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    Favorite Childhood Memory

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    Most people can recall a favorite childhood memory off the top of their head. Or how just one word can trigger a significant moment in the past. Or remembering your aunt’s homemade cookie recipe. We can all know that two plus two equals four because it has been drilled into our heads since we were children. The human memory is irreplaceable and something that we rely on everyday. But how does our brains remember directions to our favorite restaurant or what our dad’s favorite color is? Where are…

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    Remember the first time in your childhood where you finally achieved something on your own? Relying solely on what one may have been previously taught. Using that knowledge to guide you through the obstacles in the way like a navigator uses maps to direct the captain. Thrilled with excitement showing off to maybe your siblings or friends. One might feel a little bit invincible. The days to follow one might walk around with their head a little higher than before. Finally being able to accomplish…

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    False Childhood Memories I chose to research the study, “a picture is worth a thousand lies: using false photographs to create false childhood memories.” This research study was done by Wade, Garry, Read, and Lindsay. The participants were given four photographs to look at from their childhood. One of the photographs was doctored; it never happened. The goal of this experiment was to see if the doctored photograph would be enough to produce a false childhood memory in the participant. In…

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