Blind people have better memories: study

Congenitally blind people have more accurate memories than those with sight, a study has found.

Experts at the University of Bath discovered that individuals with no visual experience had the most superior verbal and memory skills.

A team from the university’s Department of Psychology ran memory tests on groups of congenitally blind people, those with late onset blindness and sighted people.

Each participant listened to a series of word lists and was then asked to recall what they had heard.

Research has previously shown people can falsely remember words related to those said — via

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