The Mandela Effect refers to a phenomenon in which a large number of people share false memories of past events, referred to as confabulation in psychiatry. Some have speculated that the memories are caused by parallel universes spilling into our own, while others explain the phenomenon as a failure of collective memory.
In 2010, blogger Fiona Broome coined the term “Mandela Effect” to describe a collective false memory she discovered at the Dragon Con convention, where many others believed that former South African President Nelson Mandela died during his imprisonment in the 1980s
Let's document the instances where we were certain a tennis match went one way but actually went differently
- 2008: I remembered that Federer took a set against Djokovic in the Aus Open SF loss. In reality, he lost in straights.
- 2010: I remembered that Federer blew two match points on his own serve, and on the latter point he tried to hit a DTL forehand that bounced off the let cord into the tramlines. In reality, the two MPs were on Djokovic's serve. Both were Djokovic's winners.
- 2012: I remembered that Federer lost 5-7 the 4th set against Nadal in Aus Open. In reality, it was 4-6.