Exceptional Memory Explained: How Some People Remember What They Had for Lunch 20 Years Ago | Observations, Scientific American Blog Network | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

Researchers from the University of California, Irvine reported in 2006 on a woman named Jill Price who could remember in great detail what she did on a particular day decades earlier. James McGaugh, Larry Cahill and Elizabeth Parker put the woman through a battery of tests and ascertained that she was not using any of the memory tricks that have been known to mnemonists for millennia.