Book Excerpt: 'The Woman Who Can't Forget'

Jill Price was 12 years old when first realized she had an amazing memory to call up events from her life. Since the age of 14, she has had total recall. She is the first person diagnosed with the condition, which scientists have named hyperthymestic syndrome, based on the Greek word thymesis, or "remembering," and hyper, meaning "more than normal." While Price can remember most of her life, it is difficult for her to memorize day-to-day information. In fact, she wasn't a very good student....Full Story
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