Tag Archives: Savant Syndrome

memory bank: cloud in the head

Apparently Cyrus the Great could address every soldier in his army by name. Leon Gambetta, the French statesman, could quote thousands of pages of Victor Hugo verbatim. Possessors of these preternaturally powerful memories are called eidetics. Some call them freaks. … Continue reading

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Thunderstorm of Art

Savant Syndrome is an extremely rare occurrence, ¬†and one aspect of the condition can be a spectacular memory recall ability that appears to include elements of the innate, not easily explainable. The phenomenon defies traditional explanation since it falls more … Continue reading

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