Think hard . . . what's your very first childhood memory? If you're like one-third of people, your first memory is having a stranger brutally torture you for your own good . . . and your parents PAID for it.
In a new poll of 1,671 people by the website MyMemory.com, 35% of people say their earliest memory is a TRIP TO THE DENTIST. And almost all of them say that they think the FEAR and PAIN are what made the memory stick.
The average age for people's earliest memory is about 4.3 years old. Here's the full top 10 list of people's earliest memories . . .
#1.) Trip to the dentist #2.) Birthday party #3.) Vacation #4.) First day of school #5.) Trip to the doctor #6.) Being outside #7.) An accident or injury #8.) A tooth falling out #9.) Receiving a present #10.) Playing with friends
My first childhood memory is of my mother cooking. I was in the living room sitting on the carpet, and she was preparing food in the kitchen. It was a sunny day, and the sunshine was coming through the windows. I was perhaps only three or four then. （49 words）