” how we think (almost) everything happens when we’re young”

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BPS Research Digest: Introducing the Youth Bias – how we think (almost) everything happens when we’re young.

Research shows we’re better at recollecting events that occurred during our teens and early twenties than during any other period in our lives – an anomaly that experts call the “reminiscence bump”. One explanation for the bump, according to Steve Janssen and colleagues, is that our memories work more efficiently during our teens and early adulthood relative to other periods in our lives.

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