[ExI] Superior Autobiographical Memory
kellycoinguy at gmail.com
Mon Jun 27 05:50:01 UTC 2011
2011/6/26 Giovanni Santostasi <gsantostasi at gmail.com>:
> How do we know it is not confabulation?
You mean the people in the 60 minutes story? They were tested
extensively, it was truly amazing what they were able to do. Public
things remembered all the way to recalling old commercials done by an
actress. It was incredible.
Yes, there were downsides to this kind of memory. Only one of the six
people was able to maintain a relationship/marriage, and it was her
third. Also they all had some level of OCD. All in all, they were
normal, not like savants.
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