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Your childhood memories go further back than you think, new study says

It is generally believed by psychologists that the earliest memories of any person go back to about 3.5 years of age. Now, a new study led by a Cornell University scientist indicates that people may be able to remember even earlier events, but they mistakenly shift the time to later. This shifting starts in childhood and even adults make similar mistakes.

The study also found that girls had better memories and could go back further in time than boys, on an average.

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Dasteru2478d ago

"It is generally believed by psychologists that the earliest memories of any person go back to about 3.5 years of age."

I have a couple very vivid memories from when i was about 18 months old so that myth is officially busted.