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#1 2013-10-07 11:56:08

From: Mexico
Registered: 2007-10-11
Posts: 1908

identic memory

he has an identic memory and retains knowledge of every book he has ever read.

There are people who have something called identic memory and photographic memory that could easy do it.

You know I possess an identic memory. I require only seconds to commit what I see to memory.

She’d always had identic memory, another means by which to distribute her cutting wit.

memory and trauma,; can PTSD cause identic memory?,; is photographic memory a selective memory,; degrees of photographic memory

Quite common and doubtless standard for some. The eggcornish motivation seems clear: eidetic memories are identic(al) to the original experience.

Last edited by DavidTuggy (2013-10-07 21:08:45)

*If the human mind were simple enough for us to understand,
we would be too simple-minded to understand it* .

(Possible Corollary: it is, and we are .)



#2 2013-10-07 22:21:07

From: Victoria, BC
Registered: 2007-08-28
Posts: 2294

Re: identic memory

Grade A.



#3 2013-10-08 18:07:50

David Bird
From: Montréal, QC
Registered: 2009-07-28
Posts: 1337

Re: identic memory

I love it too. In looking for examples, it was interesting to find that the word ‘identic’ exists in its own right, mostly employed in international diplomacy.



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