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As we grow older, life speeds up and it seems the same every day.
Our lack of 'firsts' doesn't let us register anything memorable in this age.
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Certain 'cue' words have the ability to make us remember the first time we did something, which is more often than not in our growing years, or as a young adult.
Example: the word 'Driving Licence' can stir up memories of our young age, but the word 'dog' or 'lamp' may not.
The 'First-Time' Theory states that our first job, first kiss, and other things that happened to us for the first time, have an extraordinary effect on our memory, leading to greater and more elaborate cognitive processing.
Example: The first year of college, with its many firsts that a ...
The Reminiscence Effect or the Reminiscence Bump is something found in every middle-aged or old person: a person's memories of the formative years (15 years to the late 20s) are more easily recalled and fondly remembered.
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We normally leave our ‘special moments’ to chance. Our cherished memories are usually unplanned, apart from the big occasions like our graduation or the day of our wedding.
We need to learn how to construct events on purpose that can be remembered throughout our lifetime, giving us nosta...
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The brain can stretch or compress the feeling of time. Seconds of pain can feel like minutes, and hours spent at a party can feel like a moment.
Research shows that an extra factor behind our experience of time is our income.
Our sense of sight aids our memory using location, placement, direction and other visual and space elements, something known as Spatial memory.
We automatically start to build spatial memories from a very young age, recollecting the layouts of places and how they relate to the phy...
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