Childhood amnesia

Childhood amnesia: is it possible to lose childhood memories?

Most of us know what amnesia is, but most of our ideas about it come from fiction and have little basis in reality. In soap operas, for example, a character may lose memories of her, usually due to some trauma or brain injury, only to suddenly regain them when triggered by another person or event. It turns out that this scenario is unrealistic and unlikely to occur, especially when it comes to childhood memories. Continue Reading