Déjà vu through the ages

“During the past two decades… a few hardy souls have reopened the scientific study of déjà vu. They hope to nail down a persuasive explanation of the phenomenon, as well as shed light on some fundamental elements of memory and cognition. In the new book The Déjà Vu Experience: Essays in Cognitive Psychology, Alan S. Brown, a professor of psychology at Southern Methodist University, surveys the fledgling subfield. ‘What we can try to do is zero in on it from a variety of different angles,’ he says.” From the Chronicle of Higher Education.