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Photographic Memory Test

  1. Jan 10, 2013 #1
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    GRRRRR, I had almost completed the test and selected the option to "zoom in" and it restarted the test!!! I'll try agin later after I'm not angry anymore. I don't believe that I have short term ediectic memory anyway.
  4. Jan 10, 2013 #3
    I scored 10%. Meaning I only got the first and easiest one right. They suggest I may not have this ability.
  5. Jan 10, 2013 #4
    I scored 0%. But I do have a pornographic memory.
  6. Jan 10, 2013 #5


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    I got 40% - and an error connecting to the server so I couldn't see which ones I got right. I suspect the first four, since I think I was using rapid memorisation techniques rather than any intuitive ability to just "see a difference".
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    I'm not very confident about my short term memory's ability to ... uh, what were we talking about?
  8. Jan 10, 2013 #7
    10% on the first try, 70% on the 2nd. looking for changes to the biggest continuous block of white squares (& mostly ignoring the rest) seemed to work pretty well on the 2nd try. I don't know if that's cheating or what but those 10x10 squares were too much to take in in such a short time.
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  9. Jan 10, 2013 #8
    There is a bit of a learning curve to this. I only got 10% the first time 40% the second.
  10. Jan 10, 2013 #9
    LOL I tried to keep up with changes in the two biggest blocks of white squares.
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    I also got a server error, but then it said my score was 20%. I was surprised, I was expecting 0%.
  12. Jan 10, 2013 #11
    20% but I think it's because I typed the wrong number a few times. Could that test have been any more boring?
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    Got to question 4 or so and quit. 0% and I couldn't even attempt to guess any of them. Literally had no idea.
  14. Jan 11, 2013 #13

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    I've been wanting to take this test but forgot where I saw it.
  15. Jan 11, 2013 #14
    20% also
  16. Jan 11, 2013 #15
    I thought it was common knowledge that photographic memory is a myth?
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