Highly Superior Autobiographical Memory - How is Highly Superior Autobiographical Memory abbreviated?
HSAM (redirected from Highly Superior Autobiographical Memory)
|HSAM||Highly Superior Autobiographical Memory (formerly hyperthymesia)|
|HSAM||Health Status of American Men (medical study; US NIH)|
|HSAM||Home Safety Assessment and Modification|
|HSAM||Hierarchical Sequential Access Method|
|HSAM||Health and Safety Administrative Minute (UK)|
|HSAM||Help the Street Animals of Morocco (UK)|
|HSAM||High 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.