Wouldn't it be great if you didn't have to leave post-it notes everywhere around the house to remind you to do basic things?
via: Nightingale AppsIn other words, it would be great to have eidetic (or photographic) memory. Well now, thanks to the power of the Internet, there's a test that will let you find out if you do.
You're going to stare at two different images, then combine them in your mind. Sounds easy enough, right?
via: QuickbaseNot if you ask neurology professor Barry Gordon from the John Hopkins University School of Medicine, who said many people who flaunt having exceptional photographic memory don’t actually have it.
"Even visual memories that seem to approach the photographic ideal are far from truly photographic," he wrote.
via: Age InSo before you forget what you're doing, let's begin.
Stare at this image for 10 seconds:
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Look at the second image for 10 seconds.
via: The Open UniversityFinally, combine both images in your head...what letter do you see? Anything? Nothing? Do you think I'm nuts?
The answer is "G."
via: The Open UniversityIf you got it wrong, don't feel bad. According to The Huffington Post, only one percent of the population can pass this test.