This Is The Fascinating Truth About Why We Experience Déjà Vu

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Image: via Edge Hill University
Image: via Edge Hill University

Lately, a clutch of studies have come emerged that seem to provide more empirically supported insights into déjà vu. These studies look into cases of chronic déjà vu: cases involving people who are certain that almost everything they do or sense is not new to them. In fact, this condition can be debilitating.

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Image: YouTube/The Faculties
Image: YouTube/The Faculties

Take, for example, this anecdote from Dr. Chris Moulin, a professor who studies memory at the Pierre Mendès-France University in Grenoble. “We had a peculiar referral from a man who said there was no point visiting the clinic because he’d already been there,” he told the University of Leeds, England, newsletter The Reporter in 2006.

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