Rebecca Sharrock

I'm an autistic person who is making a career from writing, public speaking and advocacy work. 

What Exactly is the Point of HSAM Research?
7 days ago
In the year 2000, a woman named Jill Price approached Dr. James McGaugh at the University of California, Irvine. She expressed that she had an unusual memory in which she would involuntarily relive he...
What Does Being Unable To Forget Feel Like?
22 days ago
Whenever people hear that I’m unable to forget any day of my life, I often receive questions as to how it feels to live with all of those memories, and about whether or not my mind rests at all. My an...
How Is Highly Superior Autobiographical Memory Identified?
a month ago
Highly Superior Autobiographical Memory (abbreviation HSAM) is an extremely rare kind of memory that enables a person to easily retrieve details of every day of their life (or since they were young ch...
Through the Eyes of a Newborn Child
3 months ago
In my earliest days I would be laid down in a crib, staring at everything surrounding me. Even when I was days old I had no comprehension whatsoever of the future or past. All I knew and acknowledged ...
I Can Remember Back to When I Was a Newborn Child
3 months ago
My earliest memory of which I can date is from when I was twelve days old. My parents carried me to the driver’s seat of the car (my father’s idea) and placed me down upon it for a photo. As a newborn...