Brain Awareness Video Contest

What is Deja Vu?

  • Published18 Oct 2018
  • Reviewed18 Oct 2018
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  • Source BrainFacts/SfN

Scientists think déjà vu might be a hiccup in the process of memory consolidation. Instead of sending a memory to long-term storage, the brain shuttles it to a different destination and were left with the feeling that weve been here before. Uncovering how déjà vu works might help researchers develop treatments for epilepsy.

This video is from the 2018 Brain Awareness Video Contest.

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