why do some events that happened a year ago feel like they were yesterday while others feel like they were years ago?

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why do some events that happened a year ago feel like they were yesterday while others feel like they were years ago?

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Emotion affects memory formation

Example – dangerous situations or anytime your adrenaline spikes, your mind makes sure to remember those things with as much clarity as possible, because it’s a survival instinct – adrenaline means you are in danger and thus remembering what is happening in that moment could save you the next time it happens.