- Courtesy of Lenstore
- Lenstore created the “Photographic Memory” quiz which tests how strong your memory is.
- You’ll be given seven seconds to stare at a single image before being asked about a small detail in said image.
- Only 1.2% of people were able to get a perfect score on the quiz, according to Lenstore.
- Females and people between the ages of 18 and 34 performed better on the test.
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Although our memory weakens as we get older, the ability to memorize and remember is one of the most powerful tools our brains have.
Here’s how it works: You’ll be given seven seconds to look at a picture. Make sure you soak in every detail because then you’ll be asked a question about what you saw in that image.
Give it a try below.
How does your score measure up? According to Lenstore, six out of 10 was the most common score people received on the test. They also said that females and people between 18 and 34 years of age performed better than the rest.
If you didn’t fare as well, there are some tricks to strengthen your photographic memory. Kevin Horsley, memory expert and author of “Unlimited Memory,” told Lenstore that making associations is the easiest technique.
“If you wanted to remember that the Zulu word for ‘dog’ is inja, then you could think of an injured dog,” Horsley said. “If you connect the new information to what you already know, then you will strengthen your memory network. If you consciously do this then the more you know, the easier it will be to get to know more.”
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