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It is often said that we are our memories - that web of experiences, relationships, thoughts, and feelings that make us who we are. We don't remember it all of course. That would be impossible. Or would it?

There has been a discovery in the field of memory recently, so new you won't find it in any textbook. It's so hard to fathom, there are some who remain unconvinced.

For the moment, the scientists studying it are simply calling it "superior autobiographical memory." And unless you happen to know one of the handful of people discovered so far who have it, get ready to be amazed.

Source

The whole article is just a type up of the actually videos found part way down the page.

Seems amazing what they are able to do.
Edited by WaXyDeAd - 12/20/10 at 5:53pm
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Link doesn't work unless you copy it
    
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link goes to "source.com" or something, copy-paste into address bar

i couldn't imagine being able to remember that much
    
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Fixed the link biggrin.gif the thing that impressed me the most was the man who could remember the plays from the football games.
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It's quite remarkable
    
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I can remember things that happened to my life from when I was 2 years old. They say it's not possible. I say, in America, everything is possible. Lol smile.gif
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well for me, i cant really just recall something in in the past, but if i think about something, it usually leads to another which some how unlocks my memory. like a chain reaction. the funny thing is, i probably wont remember what i did yesterday, but for some unknown reason maybe 10 years down the road, i'll do something that makes me remember somehow. funny how memory works
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I saw this on TV once... crazy stuff.....

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I am in awe of there memory. That is incredible, I guess we are still evolving?
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Nothing new. A lot more people than you think have this "condition" or whatever words you decide to choose.
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