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Can Your Memories Be Altered?

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The memories our brains can store are remarkable, but not always reliable. Dr. Fiona Gabbert conducts an experiment exploring how our memories morph over time and why that may account for the high number of Loch Ness Monster sightings.

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Is believing in the Loch Ness Monster's existence really so outlandish? Kangaroos, giant squids, and even tigers were once considered mythical creatures. And a fish thought to be extinct for 65 million years was caught off the South African coast in 1938. It's possible something foreign to us could be hiding in the Scottish lake's cold depths, but is it probable? A detailed study exposes the truth behind the phenomenon, and investigates 80 years of photographs, videos, and thousands of eyewitness accounts.

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