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It's a bird, it's a plane, it's--a key discovery about human memory
March 6, 2017
As Superman flies, people on the ground famously suppose they see a bird, then a plane and then finally realize it's a superhero. But they haven't just spotted the Man of Steel--they've experienced the ideal conditions to create a very strong memory of him.
Johns Hopkins University
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