Memory Retention and the Forgetting Curve (from Online Colleges). This is all accurate except the part about flashbulb memories--studies find that our "flashbulb memories" aren't any more accurate than our ordinary memories, just more vivid. Keep these tips in mind while studying!

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Your brain rewrites history to make you feel you were right all along. Challenger experiment - students wrote feelings at the time, asked about experience 10 years later, completely rewrote history to point of not recognising their own words.

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Do you remember where you were? Are you sure? (Flashbulb memories are also fallible.)

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