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Do you have a photographic memory?

Updated Friday, 19th July 2019
Can you hold an image in your mind by just looking at it for a brief amount of time? Try our photographic memory test and see whether you have eidetic memory.

This content is associated with The Open University's Forensic Psychology qualifications.                


Being able to vividly retain an image in your mind after only brief exposure to it is incredibly rare. It's known as eidetic memory. Some initial tests have suggested that a small percent of children and a smaller amount of adults have this special ability. This allows them to continue to see an image, in detail, for a short while even after it's taken away. Do you think you have this ability? 

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Photographic Memory Test Click or tap on the image above to find out if you have a photographic memory.

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