Deja Vu is a feeling that everything happening has already taken place. Most of us must’ve had this experience at least once in our lifetime. Though it can be unsettling, awkward or eerie at times, it still leaves you stunned for the time being. What’s interesting is that science doesn’t have any concrete explanation of how and why it happens. We only have facts and theories to feed our understanding and in a world that demands proof, guess these won’t be of much help. Here are 12 facts about Deja Vu that you might not know.
In many cases, people claim Deja Vu as a dream they once had, and it’s coming true. It’s more like they have a hunch as to what’s about to happen.
2. Deja Vu
It is basically a French word that means “Already seen”.
3. Difficult To Study
Since it happens quickly and randomly at any moment of time, researchers find it difficult to study this effect.
4. Age Factor
Age plays a crucial role in this. Various studies lead to a belief that the number of times Deja Vu occur drops down considerably after the age of 25.
5. Parallel Universe
You have read and heard about the concept of parallel universe. Even Stephen Hawkins use to believe that there’s a parallel universe in existence. Some researchers claim that Deja Vu is the experience people have in an alternate universe.
6. Types Of Deja Vu
There are two types to this strange phenomenon. Deja Entendu means “already heard” and Deja Vecu means “already lived”.
Many psychoanalysts attribute it as either a wish fulfillment and/or a fantasy.
8. Memory Checker
Many scientists claim Deja Vu as a memory checker. If you get it more often, your memory is working perfectly.
Some facts even suggest that it is a temporary glitch or breakdown from reality.
10. Jaimas Vu
It is the opposite of Deja Vu and is an experience we get when we see a familiar setting, but it seems unfamiliar.
They experience it more than other people. It is because travelers see beautiful and noticeable places.
12. Dopamine Levels
Researchers believe that Deja Vu is related to the dopamine levels of the brain. This is exactly why young people tend to experience it more.