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memory is like a wikipedia page

The upshot is that memory is not a fixed and permanent record, like a document in a filing cabinet. It is something much more hazy and mutable. As Elizabeth Loftus told an interviewer in 2013, It’s a little more like a Wikipedia page. You can go in there and change it, and so can other people.”

– Bill Bryson, The Body, Chapter 4

Memory — a shifting archive!

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