Mulder and Scully try to understand the concept of the Mandela Effect in next week's episode of "The X-Files.
com/tvshows/the-x-files/episode-4-season-11/the-lost-art-of-forehead-sweat/100536/) synopsis for Season 11, episode 4 of the Fox series, Mulder (David Duchovny) and Scully (Gillian Anderson) explore the idea of the Mandela Effect, in which large groups of people remember an alternate history.
The Mandela Effect has been dismissed as mere memory disturbance.
But The Mandela Effect is nothing to do with acquiring new information: in contrast, it's all to do with memory, and knowing yours is 100 per cent spot on… despite the fact that if you type 'Mandela Effect' into Wikipedia you're whisked straight to a page entitled 'Confabulation' ("a memory disturbance, defined as the production of fabricated, distorted or misinterpreted memories about oneself or the world, without the conscious intention to deceive)
As the former ANC leader arrived on stage, the Mandela effect
swept through the crowd - an outbreak of smiling that extended like a Mexican wave.
com/listings/20180104fox06/) synopsis for the installment, Mulder and Scully (Gillian Anderson) explore the idea of The Mandela Effect
and learn how The X-Files may have originated.