J. R. Molloy wrote:
> Because perfect performers (with full time photographic memory) have
> difficulty with creativity, innovation, and abstract learning -- aptitudes
> which enhance the ability to solve new problems. Selection pressures
> attenuate perfect memory in favor of problem solving capability.
William H. Calvin begins chapter 5 of _The Cerebral Code_ with this quote
from Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche:
"Some people do not become thinkers simply because their memories are too
"Some people do not become thinkers simply because their memories are too good".