Many people who have had a sudden traumatic event remember the fear or anxiety, but the details may not be clear. The results of a 6 year long study has found that indeed the brain will have recorded an incomplete memory which then can be edited or added to. The individual will have no idea that their brain has ‘made up’ some details to complete the picture
The results have far reaching effects, and will inform how we treat disorders like PTSD, Alzheimers and Parkinsons Disease. It also has implications for Legal cases.