Neuroscience Cases: The Man Who Could Not Forget (via B Good Science Blog)


I’ve found another blogcrush, thanks to Freshly Pressed (Word Press’ roundup on groovy blogs).

Enjoy your brainfood 🙂

Neuroscience Cases: The Man Who Could Not Forget How many times have you been sat revising for an exam wishing that you had the power of a perfect instantaneous memory? Well, for a tiny number of people that isn’t just a pipe dream. Known as mnemonists these individuals have unfathomable memories and data recall. This is the story of one of the first properly studied, and most interesting cases, Solomon Shereshevskii. Born in Russia in 1886 to a Jewish family Shereshevskii, or simply ‘S’ as he … Read More

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