What Effect Would TOTALLY Perfect Memory Have?

Eric M. Choi emc at sdr.utias.utoronto.ca
Fri Sep 6 13:23:03 EST 1996


On Fri, 6 Sep 1996 pspangle at global.california.com wrote:
> Unless the character in your story is constantly totally conscious of
> everything he has experienced, I doubt it would affect him very much.  Are
> you always conscious of everything you can remember?  I doubt it.  On the
> other hand, having to cope with more than 4-8 things consciously at one
> time is a load -- which is why we make "to do" lists.

Excellent point.  I'll keep this in mind.  Thanks for your help!

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