Tuesday, April 21, 2009
Why: A girl in tonight's episode of "SVU" had hypergraphia brought on by Pemoline. Hypergraphia is the overwhelming, compulsive, or obsessive urge to write. It is not itself a disorder, but can be associated with temporal lobe changes in epilepsy and main in the context of bipolar disorder.
Answer: A few examples by Lewis Carrol:
and a guy named Matsumoto:
The More You Know: In boring classes, I write my name a few hundred times on a sheet of paper. It passes the time.