I used to think my memory was great — until I took a closer look at what was going on inside my brain.
The result was one of those quantum physics moments: where I start questioning how much of ANYTHING I really know …
The traditional view of memory was that your brain records events like a video, and then you just play them back when you wish. We thought of our brains as a hard drive, involving storage and retrieval. That things go haywire when the data in someone’s mind gets corrupted.
It turns out that even as you are making new memories, you’re rewriting them — and continue to do this as long as you live.
Take a few minutes to watch this video and learn three reasons why your memories aren’t as solid as you think. Once you do, you’ll know to be less judgmental and more compassionate as a leader.
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