Why Are You so Nostalgic for Your Teen Years?

CuriosityPublished: January 31, 20183,329 views
Published: January 31, 2018

If you’re in your late twenties or older, you can probably remember a lot from your teens and early twenties. Maybe more than you can from any other time in your life. Researchers call this the reminiscence bump, and it dates back to a study from the seventies. Ashley Hamer of Curiosity.com explains the phenomenon, how it ties to teen angst and personal identity, and how to feel about it.

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