The Mystery of Why You Can’t Remember Being a Baby

The Mystery of Why You Can’t Remember Being a Baby.

From tests conducted in various countries over a range of ages, it seem that when a culture treasures its childhood memories, people tend to be able generally to recall memories from as young as two-and-a half years of age. When these childhood memories are considered irrelevant, then kids’ memory recall tends be between four to six years old. But is brain development in babies, especially in the hippocampus where neurons are added as the baby grows, another factor that influences recall. Or can a fictitious tale be planted as a real event in permanent memory. This article briefly explores the intricacies of our memory formation in childhood and adulthood.

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http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20160726-the-mystery-of-why-you-cant-remember-being-a-baby