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2022-10-04 3:11:39 PM  
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2022-10-04 3:20:44 PM  
 
2022-10-04 3:22:14 PM  
Vuja De
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2022-10-04 3:22:40 PM  
Glitches in the Matrix.

Commercials in The Truman Show.
 
2022-10-04 3:40:06 PM  
I forgot, therefore I'm not. But I may be putting Descartes before the horse with that logic.
 
2022-10-04 3:45:34 PM  
The "hints" in medical literature of a connection between deja vu and seizure activity is far more than just a hint. It is one of the most common auras there are. The aura being the start of a seizure that builds to stronger seizure activity. Most people with epilepsy who have absence seizures often learn that the years of deja vu were the early signs they were having seizures.
 
2022-10-04 3:54:58 PM  

clborgia: The "hints" in medical literature of a connection between deja vu and seizure activity is far more than just a hint. It is one of the most common auras there are. The aura being the start of a seizure that builds to stronger seizure activity. Most people with epilepsy who have absence seizures often learn that the years of deja vu were the early signs they were having seizures.


Yeah.  I told my doctor I was having more frequent deja vu experiences, and he immediately scheduled me for a brain MRI.

They found an inner ear infection, near my brain...

/I coulda swear I'd heard that before
 
2022-10-04 3:57:49 PM  
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2022-10-04 4:05:44 PM  
It's either that or you're prophetic, or a time-travelr.
 
2022-10-04 4:12:33 PM  

twonky: Tonight on its the mind
https://www.dailymotion.com/video/x2tmmc2


Tonight on It's the Mind
 
2022-10-04 4:13:04 PM  
The day we returned from a trip to Utah/Colorado Hurricane Ian sucked up every second of attention we had. For 2 or 3 days, I couldn't shake the feeling that we'd just got home from Florida.
 
2022-10-04 5:01:36 PM  

bughunter: clborgia: The "hints" in medical literature of a connection between deja vu and seizure activity is far more than just a hint. It is one of the most common auras there are. The aura being the start of a seizure that builds to stronger seizure activity. Most people with epilepsy who have absence seizures often learn that the years of deja vu were the early signs they were having seizures.

Yeah.  I told my doctor I was having more frequent deja vu experiences, and he immediately scheduled me for a brain MRI.

They found an inner ear infection, near my brain...

/I coulda swear I'd heard that before


Great. Now I'm worried that my brain's going to explode like in Scanners. I have episodes of deja vu about once a day.
 
2022-10-04 5:15:19 PM  

EnderWiggnz: It's either that or you're prophetic, or a time-travelr.


Eddies in the time-space continuum.
 
2022-10-04 5:39:54 PM  
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2022-10-04 5:45:51 PM  
Back in the 90s I had to do some software work at TRW's Space Park in Redondo Beach. When I cam out of the cafeteria, I had the most powerful sense of deja vu, even though I had never been to California before.

And then it hit me:
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I had seen the location before.
 
2022-10-04 5:54:25 PM  
I always surmised that deja vu was the result of experiencing real time events via areas of the brain normally associated with past memories. It is as if my current experience is 'recognized' as something remembered.
 
2022-10-04 6:20:20 PM  
One Stage Before - Al Stewart
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2022-10-04 6:34:07 PM  
I would give the subject more credence if I'd read, say, a passage where  Oliver Sacks or some other brain boffin gave their opinion or medical thoughts on what happens from a neurological perspective, rather than "some psychologists believe"or the like.  I'm just thinking of the Psych majors I knew in college.
 
2022-10-04 7:41:17 PM  
I always just assumed I was getting glitchy reception in the matrix.
 
2022-10-05 2:38:14 AM  
Head injuries, booze and drugs haven't robbed me of all my brain stuff but swine flu around '09 left me dumber and weirder. My recall seems as affected by middle age as it does by the sheer amount of stuff I know, have read or heard, or in some other way experienced. My mental Rolodex is too full. Most deja vu I experience seems to be just thematically similar circumstances or communication. If I recall it sufficiently to retrieve that memory I don't experience it as deja vu. Wikipedia and never getting rid of emails even resolves much of those experiences of deja vu more often than not. I'm trying to not give a shiat and live more in the moment with the years (hopefully) I have left.
 
2022-10-05 4:04:12 AM  

CptnSpldng: I always surmised that deja vu was the result of experiencing real time events via areas of the brain normally associated with past memories. It is as if my current experience is 'recognized' as something remembered.


That's what I always thought.

When a perception hits the short-term I/O buffer, the brain searches long-term memory, and if it finds a match it flags the perception as something remembered.

When a short-circuit prematurely sends the perception straight to long-term memory, the brain finds a match and voila -- deja vu.
 
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