Definition of hypermnesia in English:

hypermnesia

Syllabification: hy·perm·ne·sia
Pronunciation: /ˌhīpərmˈnēZHə
 
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noun

  • Unusual power or enhancement of memory, typically under abnormal conditions such as trauma, hypnosis, or narcosis.
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    • By the way, a simple explanation of hypermnesia is that at the end of the first 10-minute recall period, the rate of recall is quite low, but it isn't zero.
    • Analyses for hypermnesia over the interviews found only that children still reported more corrects than errors.
    • Such hypermnesia will be considered/suggested a normal ability, such as reading and writing are today.

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