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A Drug That Could Give You Perfect Visual Memory

A Drug That Could Give You Perfect Visual Memory
This new drug does sound quite amazing. Although the brain is capable of holding so much information already. We can hold a lot more information that we think, just be training ourselves and not relying on drugs. The whole, "we only use 10% of our brain" or whatever is just a myth. We actually use most of our brain most of the time, it just takes so much energy and we use different parts at different times, as I'm sure you're all aware. Now those of you that have Photographic Memories, I'm quite envious of you.

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