Our memories are who we are–they make up our personalities and our history. But can they be trusted? Laci looks at how our own memory works and how it’s failing us every day of our lives.
“The Truth About Photographic Memory”
“It’s impossible to recover images with perfect accuracy. The myth of photographic memory.”
“Is there such a thing as a photographic memory? And if so, can it be learned?”
“In the scientific literature, the term eidetic imagery comes closest to what is popularly called photographic memory.”
“Photographic Memory: A Look at Eidetic Imagery in the Brain”
“In theory, photographic memory involves the ability to remember things so vividly that an actual image is retained in the mind.”
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