Behavioral and neuroanatomical investigation of Highly Superior Autobiographical Memory (HSAM).

@article{LePort2012BehavioralAN,
  title={Behavioral and neuroanatomical investigation of Highly Superior Autobiographical Memory (HSAM).},
  author={Aurora K. R. LePort and Aaron T. Mattfeld and Heather Dickinson-Anson and James H. Fallon and Craig E. L. Stark and Frithjof Kruggel and Larry Cahill and James McGaugh},
  journal={Neurobiology of learning and memory},
  year={2012},
  volume={98 1},
  pages={78-92}
}
A single case study recently documented one woman's ability to recall accurately vast amounts of autobiographical information, spanning most of her lifetime, without the use of practiced mnemonics (Parker, Cahill, & McGaugh, 2006). The current study reports findings based on eleven participants expressing this same memory ability, now referred to as Highly Superior Autobiographical Memory (HSAM). Participants were identified and subsequently characterized based on screening for memory of public… CONTINUE READING

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