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Say Something Extremely Nice/Bad about Yourself(or everyone you want)

  1. Aug 13, 2005 #1

    Lisa!

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    about me:


    Nice: having a good memory(esp. for men's mistakes :tongue2: )


    Terrible: too impatient :grumpy:
    too honest o:)
    spending lots of time in GD :uhh:
     
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  3. Aug 13, 2005 #2

    GCT

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    terrible: horrible memory, these days
     
  4. Aug 13, 2005 #3

    Lisa!

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    Really? You know having a good memory is a trouble somehow esp. if it would be full of useless information. Sometimes I think my memory is full of trashes. :yuck:
     
  5. Aug 13, 2005 #4

    GCT

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    but memory is integral to learning e.g. learning from mistakes and to avoid making stupid decisions
     
  6. Aug 13, 2005 #5

    Lisa!

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    Yeah, you're right, but you know my memory keeps any kind of information. I mean even silly memories and information which's told by other people. But who knows perhaps they would be useful 1 day.
     
  7. Aug 13, 2005 #6

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    For some reason I have difficulty remembering people's names. Someone could tell me their name one second and then a second later I completely forget it.

    It's really strange too because they could tell me all about their day and I could bring it up a month later with no problem.
     
  8. Aug 13, 2005 #7

    Pengwuino

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    Me too! And im always afraid im gonna forget a really good friends name!
     
  9. Aug 13, 2005 #8
    I forget everyones' names. People get offended at this... they reason that if they've known me for years, I should have learned their name at one point. Also I often forget their face too.
     
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  10. Aug 13, 2005 #9

    dduardo

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    On the way to a friend's house I would sometimes completely forget their name. I would really have to start thinking hard: "What was their name again? What was their name again? A...B...C...D...?"

    I mean I could visually picture the person, but the name was completely blank.

    Any psychologists with a theory on the name thing?
     
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    It's extremely common with people I know in mathematics or physics. In PF as well as the real world. I have no idea why.
     
  12. Aug 13, 2005 #11
    Laziness, Laziness,laziness, Creativity
     
  13. Aug 13, 2005 #12
    You don't need to worry until you start forgetting your own name. :smile:
     
  14. Aug 13, 2005 #13

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    I have a terrible problem with names too. Faces, numbers, events, no prob. Just names. Has proven to be exceedingly embarassing before.
     
  15. Aug 13, 2005 #14
    Good: Intelligent.

    Bad: Too damn sexy for my own good.
     
  16. Aug 13, 2005 #15

    Pengwuino

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    who the hell are you?

    WHO THE HELL AM I!?!??!

    :eek: :eek: :eek: :eek:
     
  17. Aug 13, 2005 #16

    Lisa!

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    I agree with Archon! :rofl:
    You know I myself suddenly forget a name, but I usually remember it after awhile. But of course it usually doen't happen about people whom I meet.(I forget the name of a movie charachter or a politician for example)Someties I can't remember someone's name because I was noticing about sth else when s/he's introduced to me.
    I think everone has different way to memorize thing. For example you can find a relation btw the person appearance and his/her name. For example you meet someone whom her name is Lisa and you try to memorize her name like " Lovely Lisa" :rolleyes: ! Well perhaps this person is really lovely or on the other hand lovely could have an ironic meaning.(I mean She looks terrible :devil: )
     
  18. Aug 13, 2005 #17

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    I recognize your face but I can't remember your name: a simple explanation?. Related Articles.
    Don't ask me what they say. :redface: Alan Alda did a show about this and Alzheimer's on Scientific American Frontiers, but I don't remember much from it. You may be able to find it on the show's website if it's more your style. Edit: Here it is - http://www.pbs.org/saf/1402/
     
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