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Do you know about 'Deja Vu?(14) Options
Ashwin Joshi
Posted: Sunday, January 15, 2017 9:21:47 AM

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Deja vu is a French phrase meaning 'already seen,' referring to the distinct, puzzling, and mysterious feeling of having experienced a specific set of circumstances before. A woman might walk into a building, for example, in a foreign country she'd never visited, and sense that the setting is eerily and intimately familiar. Some attribute deja vu to psychic experiences or unbidden glimpses of previous lives. As with intuition, research into human psychology can offer more naturalistic explanations, but ultimately the cause and nature of the phenomenon itself remain a mystery.

Me Gathering Pebbles at The Seashore.-Aj
Peter O'Connor - Dundalk
Posted: Sunday, January 15, 2017 3:47:56 PM

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I get it a lot!! And have told others about 'dreams' that subsequently transpire to take place.
will
Posted: Monday, January 16, 2017 8:46:06 AM
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Didn't we already have a thread about this?..

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Ashwin Joshi
Posted: Monday, January 16, 2017 11:09:56 AM

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Perhaps I joined after the discussion.

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will
Posted: Monday, January 23, 2017 10:03:03 AM
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My previous post was a Deja vu joke, Ashwin Joshi. British humour (so called), sorry for the confusion. Silenced


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tunaafi
Posted: Monday, January 23, 2017 10:11:26 AM

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will wrote:
Didn't we already have a thread about this?..

That question seems strangely familiar.

Ashwin Joshi
Posted: Monday, January 23, 2017 12:06:19 PM

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I joined quite recently.
I want to know more about this inexplicable phenomenon.

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Ashwin Joshi
Posted: Monday, January 23, 2017 12:07:25 PM

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I joined quite recently.
I want to know more about this inexplicable phenomenon.

Me Gathering Pebbles at The Seashore.-Aj
Drag0nspeaker
Posted: Tuesday, January 24, 2017 6:00:10 AM

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One 'theoretical explanation' that I have heard is interesting.

When you first walk into a space, you receive an instant image - the sight, the sounds, all the other perceptions together. This goes into your memory without any analysis - you just remember the perception.

Then you look around - you see things which are (now) already in your memory. You feel that you remember seeing it before (it's true - you saw it a second ago).

Then, you look years ago in your memory to find how you saw this place before - but you can't find it in your "years ago" memories.

So you have the feeling of remembering the sight, but you are looking in the wrong time period for the memory - you should be looking 'a few seconds ago' rather then 'years ago'.

No idea whether it's a true explanation, but it sounds sort of logical.



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