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Moonwalking with Einstein : the art and science of remembering everything

Author: Joshua Foer
Publisher: New York : Penguin Press, 2012, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Having achieved the seemingly unachievable, becoming a U.S. Memory Champion, Foer shows how anyone with enough training and determination can achieve mastery of their memory.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joshua Foer
ISBN: 9780143120537 0143120530 9780141032139 0141032138
OCLC Number: 727703498
Awards: Short-listed for Royal Society Winton Prize for Science Books 2012
Description: 307 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: The smartest man is hard to find --
The man who remembered too much --
The expert expert --
The most forgetful man in the world --
The memory palace --
How to memorize a poem --
The end of remembering --
The ok plateau --
The talented tenth --
The little rain man in all of us --
The USA memory championships.
Responsibility: Joshua Foer.

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I'd never thought much about whether I could improve my memory, but I now think I could after reading Joshua Foer's book ... It's absolutely phenomenal, one of the most interesting books I've read Read more...

 
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