When science deals with Déjà Vu

Science doesn’t believe in astral travel, and tries to give an empirical explanation for Déjà Vu. For example, we have the Dual Processing Theory, which says our memory uses two systems: one that retrieves the information and another one of familiarity (it indicates whether we have seen, heard, smelled, etc., something), so the déjà vu would happen when the second is active, but not the first. However, recent studies achieved to recreate it in a lab and they found out where it starts. So far, the unpredictable and fleeting nature of this phenomenon had made it impossible to be studied in a laboratory. Dr. Chris Moulin and the University of Leeds (UK) have succeeded provoking through hypnosis, so they can study its relation with the process of memory and human consciousness. In addition, the Moulin team has discovered there are people who have the constant feeling that the new experiences they live everyday are “familiar“. […] Read More