What Effect Would TOTALLY Perfect Memory Have?
jg3 at st-and.ac.uk
Mon Sep 9 03:09:06 EST 1996
Eric Manshun Choi (emc at madrox) wrote:
: I am in the process of writing a science fiction story in which one of
: the characters has the ability to literally remember EVERYTHING that he
I think he's been done already, Eric - check out "Funes the memorious"
(I think) by Jorge Luis Borges. I can't remember which of Borges' collections
it's in . Of course it's not really science fiction; try "Mind of
a Mnemonist" by A.R. Luria, which is a case study of such an individual
by one of the greatest neurologists of all time.
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