The phenomenon known as the Mandela Effect is something that happens more often than you probably think. We explain what it is in this article. What Is The Mandela Effect? If you are wondering if it has anything t do with Nelson Mandela, yes; it does. The term “Mandela Effect” was so named because a lot of people kept reporting that Mandela died in the 1980s when in reality his death occurred in 2013. As…"What is the the Mandela Effect?"