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Has anyone never gone "Hmmmmm, I'm sure it was X"
originally posted by: Morbidmolly
Being from Tennessee, I always assumed it was lack of education. Half of the population here never made it out of grade school. As far as the spelling of certain things, I was never surprised to see I had been taught to pronounce and spell things wrong. Other than that, I have not.
originally posted by: Krazysh0t
You should refute THAT first and make sure your brain isn't lying to you before continuing down the Mandela Effect line of thought. Not the other way around. You aren't right first and science needs to prove you wrong.
Look. Our brains don't work like computer hard drives. We don't learn something then store it as is for later recall in our brains. We learn things through repetition. So if you repeatably reinforce the wrong information, you will recall the wrong information. This is how the Mandela Effect happens to people.
originally posted by: Boadicea
As another poster pointed out, everyone has had an experience of mis-remembering. How does one differentiate between a faulty memory and the Mandela Effect?