Why do we get déjà vu?

Neural scientists reveal findings of new research

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Ever wondered what causes déjà vu?

Well now there might be an explanation.

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Déjà vu, which translated from the French means "already seen", is the phenomenon of having the strong feeling that an event or experience has already been experienced in the past.

Scientific approaches reject the explanation of déjà vu as "precognition" or "prophecy", but rather explain it as an anomaly of memory, which creates a distinct impression that an experience is "being recalled".