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Remembering some people's faces/voices better than others

Postby animus » Sun Jun 24, 2012 9:36 pm

For example, since meeting this person, I have not been able to picture her in my mind nor recall her voice well at all. In fact, I always picture her as another woman I know for some reason. (How unintentionally rude!) She [the woman I can never recall] is probably the most important person to me, and I have seen her almost every day for almost a year. Stranger yet, is that when I dream about her, I can reconstruct her presence just fine. She looks and sounds just as she is in real life.

Does anyone know why the brain (well, maybe not everyone's?) does this?
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Re: Remembering some people's faces/voices better than others

Postby david23 » Fri Jun 29, 2012 10:22 pm

This probably fits more with behavioral science than neurology
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Postby animus » Sun Jul 01, 2012 11:03 pm

Hm.. that's true. Are you suggesting I change the category? I don't think there are any for neither behavioral science nor neurology.

Thanks, though.
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