Have you ever had such a clear memory of something and then found out it never happened? We tend to think of a memory as a photo in an album that we can open up and access whenever we want. But it’s more like the pieces of a photo scattered in a stack of papers and you might only be able to access a couple of those pieces at a time.

In this week's episode we're asking, "How do our brains form and store memories? And why do we lose them?"

For a transcript of the episode, head to: http://www.acs.org/tinymatters 

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