Explainer: What Is Déjà Vu And Why Does It Occur?

From as early as the late 1800s, lots of theories have surrounded why déjà vu occurs. “Déjà vu is generally a conflict involving the sensation of familiarity and the awareness that familiarity is incorrect,” Dr. O’Connor told Science Concentrate. Dr Alan Brown went on to conclude that even when we aren’t paying attention to our surroundings, we are still subconsciously taking a lot of stimuli in, for instance, the smells…Read More