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James L. McGaugh, a research professor specializing in the neurobiology of learning and memory at the University of California, Irvine, and Aurora LePort, a graduate student in neuroscience, write about how neuroscientists have discovered that some people can remember the details of events from 20 years ago almost as well as those experienced today.

This article was published in the February 2014 edition of Scientific American.

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