‘60 Minutes’ focuses Marilu Henner’s Super Autobiographical Memory

‘60 Minutes’ focuses Marilu Henner’s Super Autobiographical Memory

Los Angeles : CA : USA | Dec 20, 2010 at 3:21 AM PST
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Charlie Rose -  A conversation with Marilu Henner

Actress Marilu Henner, who is also known as Mary Lou Henner, appeared on the CBS show "60 Minutes" tonight to discuss her amazing memory. Marilu Henner, who is best known for hit TV series "Taxi", has a rare attribute called Superior Autobiographical Memory.

Through this special quality, Marilu Henner can remember each and every day of her life. Leslie Stahl is not only interviewing people having such great ability including Marilu Henner, and Louise Owen, but also talking to scientist Dr. James McGaugh.

On "60 Minutes" tonight, the entire show will be dedicated to Marilu Henner as one of only six people known to have superior autobiographical memory.

On the CBS show, five of these people will be brought onscreen together for the first time to discuss their similar experiences and feelings.

According to medical research, people with this memory trait have a comparatively larger than temporal lobe and caudate nucleus.

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Marilu Henner on CBS 60 with her amazing memory.
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