HSAM

(redirected from Highly Superior Autobiographical Memory)
AcronymDefinition
HSAMHighly Superior Autobiographical Memory (formerly hyperthymesia)
HSAMHealth Status of American Men (medical study; US NIH)
HSAMHome Safety Assessment and Modification
HSAMHierarchical Sequential Access Method
HSAMHealth and Safety Administrative Minute (UK)
HSAMHelp the Street Animals of Morocco (UK)
HSAMHigh Speed Automated Machinery
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Total recall has always been a reality for the 25-year-old, who has Highly Superior Autobiographical Memory, meaning she can dredge up the trivial details most people forget Rebecca is one of just 80 people worldwide who have been identified as having HSAM, also known as hypermnesia.
The 20-year-old is one of only a handful of people in the world with hyperthymesia, or highly superior autobiographical memory.
The phenomenon of highly superior autobiographical memory - first documented in 2006 by UCI neurobiologist James McGaugh and colleagues in a woman identified as "AJ" - has been profiled on CBS's "60 Minutes" and in hundreds of other media outlets.
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