Ryan, for the record, thinks the SNL skits are hilarious and would love to be played by Taraji P. Henson. She said so one recent sunny morning while posing for the Italian photographer Alex Majoli just outside the White House, where the journalist has a desk with the West Wing press pool. “I’m vertically challenged,” she explained, trading her flats for stiletto pumps and posing triumphantly against the fence that separated her from Chez Trump, next to a sign that fittingly read “detour.” A few passersby gawked at the spectacle and snapped photos. “Yes! Let there be height! ” Ryan punned enthusiastically to no one in particular. Then, with extra gusto: “I’ve risen to the occasion!”
An eidetic, or photographic, memory involves being able to recall images, names, words, and numbers with extreme precision. Having a strong memory relies on neuroplasticity of the brain, or the brain's ability to reorganize itself over time by breaking and forming new connections. While some lucky people are naturally born with an extremely sharp memory, others struggle to remember what they ate for lunch the day before. While you may not be able to train yourself to have a completely photographic memory, there are certain things you can do to significantly improve your ability to recall information. Read on to learn how.