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  1. eidetic memory(Noun)

    The ability to recall images, sounds, or objects in memory with great accuracy and in seemingly unlimited volume.

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  1. Eidetic memory

    Eidetic memory, commonly referred to as photographic memory or total recall, is the alleged ability to recall images, sounds or objects in memory with extreme precision. The word eidetic, referring to extraordinarily detailed and vivid recall not limited to, but especially of, visual images, comes from the Greek word εἶδος.


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