DailyDirt: Making Memories

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Sometimes remembering things isn't as easy as we'd like, and sometimes it'd be nice to be able to conveniently forget some memories. Plenty of folks are researching how memory works, but it's still a pretty big mystery exactly how our brains store so much information -- and which information to forget. Here are just a few interesting links on making (and un-making) some memories. If you'd like to read more awesome and interesting stuff, check out this unrelated (but not entirely random!) Techdirt post.

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    Wally (profile), 22 Aug 2012 @ 5:03pm

    :-)

    "People with superior autobiographical memory can remember an amazing amount, but they're not savants, nor do they have photographic memories or use common memory tricks. Many of them also exhibit obsessive-compulsive tendencies, but researchers have only extensively studied about a dozen subjects with this ability so far. [url]"

    It's called Asperger's Syndrome :-) I have a particularly odd ammount of knowledge that at first I don't seem to remember, but I have a very strong database of a brain for trivia.

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