Imagine if you could see time laid out in front of you, or surrounding your body. And you could physically point to specific dates in space.
Important dates might stand out – birthdays, anniversaries. And you could scan a visible timeline – to check if you were available – whenever you made plans. No actual diary necessary.
According to Julia Simner, a psychologist from the University of Edinburgh, there is a reasonable chance you can. And that you may use the experience, unconsciously, every day. MORE FROM THE BBC