Scientists discovered both memory and the uncertainty of that memory are stored in the same regions of the brain. The discovery opens the discussion for how truly important the brain’s ability to verify an accurate memory is, and how it impacts future actions and decisions that you make.

Why would some memories be less reliable? How can the brain tell between an accurate or inaccurate memory? Does the fact that both processes are in the same place impact what we know about how memory is stored and recalled? Perhaps these questions can be answered in future studies and discoveries.

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