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Superior Autobiographical Memory

Superior Autobiographical Memory - 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.

Superior Autobiographical Memory

Louise Owen is 37 years old and a professional violinist living in New York City. But she has another gift too, one that is far more rare.

When correspondent Lesley Stahl mentioned a date, Jan. 2, 1990, Owen told her, "Right now, I'm remembering the jogging class that I started that morning."

Superior Autobiographical Memory

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Anonymous said…
My name is Debby Owen, and although I don't have a superior memory, I do have other abilities such as writing backwards, like Leonardo da Vinci. Also, I am an artist and inventor. I am also lefthanded. Is any of this of interest to you all?

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