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What is your oldest memory?
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andrewmcc
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 14, 2009 8:18 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Bunganator wrote:
Ah memories. Are there any psychologists out there? This was one of my favorite topics in my psychology classes in college. May of our "memories" may not be memories at all, but rather reconstructions based on what we have seen in videos and pictures or what we have been told. I believe that it is generally agreed among psychologists that the human brain cannot physically remember things from before the age of 3. This is not to say there arent exceptions, but the brain just hasn't developed enough neural connections. I think of the early memories I have and know that I have been told stories about them or seen videos that have affected my "memory".


I have kinda thought that. My earliest memories seem to have photos or other reminders.
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 14, 2009 8:25 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

andrewmcc wrote:
Bunganator wrote:
Ah memories. Are there any psychologists out there? This was one of my favorite topics in my psychology classes in college. May of our "memories" may not be memories at all, but rather reconstructions based on what we have seen in videos and pictures or what we have been told. I believe that it is generally agreed among psychologists that the human brain cannot physically remember things from before the age of 3. This is not to say there arent exceptions, but the brain just hasn't developed enough neural connections. I think of the early memories I have and know that I have been told stories about them or seen videos that have affected my "memory".


I have kinda thought that. My earliest memories seem to have photos or other reminders.


I tell my wife that all the time. You are just remembering hearing your parents talk about "that" story...
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 18, 2009 11:02 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

My family moved from a rental home to the house they built when I was nearly five. I remember that it was raining as the family was packing the last few things into the truck pulled up backwards on the sidewalk leading to the front door. The house was empty except for some tinkertoys my brother and I were playing with in a dark, back bedroom.

I hid in the closet (knowing my mother would be worried). Surely, I thought that if I stayed in the closet until the morning, the new family would find me, adopt me, and I'd get to walk a block to school when I got into kindergarden. I was an optimist then too!!

With regard to pictures or reminders, I think the camera was packed; I've never seen a photo, and I don't recall my parents reminding me about it. It was one of those traumatic things... My brother got to walk to kindergarden (with mom), and I want to too!!
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 19, 2009 7:45 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Probably a 2k stick, in an IBM computer.
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 19, 2009 8:33 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

That brings back another memory... we used to use audio tapes (as well as the 5.25" floppies) to save and retrieve data on our Radio Shack TRS-80 computer!
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 20, 2009 7:38 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

meralgia wrote:
That brings back another memory... we used to use audio tapes (as well as the 5.25" floppies) to save and retrieve data on our Radio Shack TRS-80 computer!


How did you get that shot of my workstation? Laughing
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 20, 2009 7:50 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

My father used to write simple game programs on that machine. I recall once playing a game all day, getting a headache, and having nightmares about it that evening.
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 20, 2009 2:41 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

meralgia wrote:
That brings back another memory... we used to use audio tapes (as well as the 5.25" floppies) to save and retrieve data on our Radio Shack TRS-80 computer!


What's with the big ole white buttons?
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 20, 2009 7:11 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

"return" or "enter" buttons.
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