Superior Autobiographical Memory: Remembering Every Day of Your Life
If you haven’t seen it yet, check out the 60 Minutes documentary on ‘superior autobiographical memory’ called Endless Memory. The documentary covers five people who appear to remember every day of their lives. Definitely check it out, because it may change your ideas about memory:
[Update: unfortunately the videos were removed by CBS News, so they no longer appear here.]
Do you think this condition is purely biological, or could it be a skill that might have been acquired by accidentally stumbling across certain habits while young?