Gizmodo: Would Perfect Memory Be a Burden or a Superpower? “AJ compared it to a split-screen television, where she’d be talking to someone and suddenly a vivid scene would pop into her head … Indeed, while observing AJ, [researchers] marvelled at her ability to recall the details of every Easter for the past 24 years … and she gave the correct dates for completely trivial events, such as the date on which the Dallas episode Who Shot J.R.? first aired. (In contrast, even though I watched every episode of Dallas, I seriously don’t even remember who shot JR…)