Exceptional Memory is Made, Not Born. Studies Suggest Cognitive Expertise In Later Adulthood

In 2001, John Basinger completely memorized John Milton’s 10,565-line poem Paradise Lost after eight years.  In 2001 and 2008 he recited the entire classic in three eight-hour days.
Watch this 76 year old recite  No Tuna For The Moth from memory»

Read abstract “Memorising Milton’s Paradise Lost: A study of a septuagenarian exceptional memoriser” by John G. Seamon, Paawan V. Punjabi, and Emily A. Busch

Share

Comments are closed.

.............................................................................Back to Top...

Login to Post Comments



Register & Login above to post comments. Click here for Help. To join a Support Group, Register/ Login at CaregiversLikeUs.
ADVERTISEMENT:

The Fifteen Newest Updates on HelpingYouCare® As Of Today

New Posts on HelpingYouCare® by Day or Month

August 2014
M T W T F S S
« Dec    
 123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
25262728293031

Survey/ Opinion Poll

Participate in a brief
Survey/ Opinion Poll »

We publish the results of our periodic Surveys & Opinion Polls, anonymously. See Survey/ Opinion Poll Results ».

Contribute Content

Write and contribute articles, posts, or other content to this Site, or share links to useful information & resources you have found with the HelpingYouCare® Community.
Read How…

If you find any broken links on this Site, we will appreciate your reporting them to us:

Report Broken Links