What is eidetic memory?
Eidetic memory, is the ability to retain a highly detailed mental image
of something not in sight, normally fades before puberty.
is the ability to recollect an image so vividly that it appears to be real.
German eidetisch, from Greek eidos See weid - in Indo - European Roots. of visual
imagery of almost photographic accuracy.
Eidetic memory or photographic memory refers to the ability of a person to recall
images, sounds, or objects in memory with great accuracy and in seemingly unlimited
volume. for instance, many famous artists and composers like Mozart. Imagine being
able to memorize an entire sheet of Russian vocabulary, a list of math equations,
or the window arrangement on a large building just by observing it for a few seconds.
These are the abilities associated with eidetic imagery, more commonly known as
Eidetic imagery is the ability to retain an accurate, detailed visual image of
a complex scene or pattern or see an image that is an exact copy of the original
People capable of eidetic memory, or eidetikers, are therefore able to recall
vivid images within their mind and examine these images as one would examine a photograph.
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Eidetic memory (Photographic memory) found in 5% children. These children can
remember an entire page of writing in an unfamiliar language after only seeing
it for a short period of time. Only a few have eidetic memory in adulthood.
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