Christine Shatrowsky

Christine Shatrowsky

Christine is on the NCN Management Team and contributes to the MYELIN project for the IYNA. A junior in high school from Friendship, Maryland, Christine writes weekly articles pertaining to health, medicine, and psychology for Affinity Magazine. She is the Future Medical Professionals Club President and Psych & Neuroscience Club/Psi Alpha Chapter Founder and President at her school. Currently, Christine is pursuing research in the field of neurogenomics on SLITRK3 gene expression in the prefrontal cortex. In her free time, you can find Christine playing on her school’s varsity softball team, listening to podcasts, or spending time with friends (and dogs).


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The Real Life “Perfect” Memory: Hyperthymesia

The Real Life “Perfect” Memory: Hyperthymesia


Abstract Hyperthymesia is a neurological syndrome in which those affected remember nearly every event of their lives in perfect detail. It is extremely rare, affecting only a handful of people alive today. Although many people desire the idea of having a “perfect memory”, the reality of living with hyperthymesia is often less-than-st...