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Introduction

2014-0312 star-wars-parodyI think it is fairly safe to suggest everyone has at least one issue. Some people, myself included, have many issues. It is probably also safe to say many people are doing their best to overcome or compensate for the things they don’t do well or would like to do better. For example, many people (with or without brain injury) report having a poor memory. One compensation tool is to think of poor memory as an advantage rather than a disadvantage. The following video, produced by Above Average Productions, illustrates how Jonas uses his poor memory in an advantageous and humorous way.

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If you have any tips for people who have a memory challenge, please leave your comments in the text box below this post.

Credits

Thanks to Lisa Suhay for sharing a different Above Average Productions video which sparked my interest in watching other videos by the same production company; Above Average Productions for making the video I used in this post; YouTube for hosting the video; and all the other people who, directly or indirectly, made it possible for me to include the picture, video, and text I used in this post.

6 Comments

  1. Neurofeedback and change of diet will help. I know, because it helped me and I’ve help many people with memory problems.

    1. Dr. Diane, Thank you for sharing your experience. If you would like to share more about your experience, please feel free to do so. What symptoms do you feel can be corrected through neurofeedback and diet? How is success measured? How long, on average, will it take a survivor to see benefits? ~ Scott

  2. This is spot-on, in an amazing and humorous way. I know exactly how that moment is (minus the weapons). More than once I have christened people with “new” names as I desperately search my brain for some sliver of memory. Even with my own kids it’s sometimes a hodge-podge: “Helen…ummm, Ashley…ummm…WHATEVER I named you…”. It used to bother me, but not anymore. In a way it’s good, because whether it’s people, movies, or books–everything is new and interesting. However, not so much fun when I forget how to navigate somewhere. Thank goodness for GPS. Great post, Bob. I mean John. Umm…Tim? Oh, yeah….SCOTT! (See, my memory is fine.)

    1. Fay . . . Sheeba . . . Cleopatra . . . Mary,

      Your comment is as funny as the video in my post. I have a terrible time remembering names and faces, but I remember minute details that are probably not noticed or remembered by 99.9999321% of the world.

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