The Mystery of Why You Cannot Remember Being a Baby

The Mystery of Why You Cannot Remember Being a Baby.

My earliest sketchy memory as a baby was at 3 years old, wandering around a sundial at the local Botanical Gardens with my older sister. What are your earliest memories? Most people are able to recall some memories when they are 6 to 7 years old. The Maoris of New Zealand apparently have the earliest memory recall at about 2.5 years of age. But are these planted memories? Perhaps part of the reason is the progressive development of the hippocampus when we are young, as neuroscientists inform us.

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