Seventy percent. Yikes. The thread quickly became a philosophy-meets-neuroscience exploration of what a memory even is, and how we can maintain accurate ones. One worried-seeming Redditor asked if there are certain types of people who are more likely to be seduced into making a false memory — or if it’s something to which we’re all potentially vulnerable. [Julia ] Shaw answered:

    This is a question I get asked a lot! (…)

Tanya Basu
Insights From a Scientist Who Implants Fake Memories in People’s Minds