Do you remember everything you see?

Experts say that may not be the case…

You commonly hear it, “That is the face I will never forget,” but most likely you will forget. 

Research shows memories can change over time and affect what you remember, especially during an intense situation. 

“You can’t guarantee what somebody else sees even if it is passing right in front of their eyes,” says University of Arizona professor and visual expert Mary Peterson. 

Professor Peterson says during traumatic events memory is impaired when under stress.  

“When people are anxious they tend to move their eyes around a lot unless there is something that causes them to fix on it so I think this use of see is hard to square what is happening,” she explained. “We are all in the same scene but we are not all seeing the same thing we are not all looking at the same thing.” Read The full Kgun 9 article here