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Moonwalking with Einstein : the art and science of remembering everything

Author: Joshua Foer
Publisher: Waterville, Me. : Thorndike Press, 2011.
Series: Thorndike Press large print nonfiction series.
Edition/Format:   book_largeprint : English : Large print edView all editions and formats
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Citing costly memory-related inconveniences suffered by average individuals, a science journalist chronicles his own struggles with chronic forgetfulness and his life-changing year in memory training, as well as sharing historical lore and ancient memory techniques.
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Genre/Form: Large type books
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joshua Foer
ISBN: 9781410439154 1410439151
OCLC Number: 712780906
Notes: Originally published: New York : Penguin Press, 2011.
Description: 475 pages (large print) ; 23 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 U.S. memory championship.
Series Title: Thorndike Press large print nonfiction series.
Responsibility: Joshua Foer.

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Citing costly memory-related inconveniences suffered by average individuals, a science journalist chronicles his own struggles with chronic forgetfulness and his life-changing year in memory training, as well as sharing historical lore and ancient memory techniques.

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