8 Italians studied for 'hypermemory'

Jul 12, 2018 101

An Italian team has studied eight Italians with total recall or 'hypermemory', in the first study in the world of people able to remember what they were wearing or what they had for lunch on a given day 10 years ago. The study was carried out by the Santa Lucia IRCCS Foundation in Rome and published in the PNAS journal.

It also involved the Italian Higher Health Institute (ISS), the La Sapienza University of Rome, the University of Perugia, and the University of Califormia-Irvine. The study paves the way for treatment to help people with memory pathologies regain their memory.

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