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Moonwalking with Einstein : the art and science of remembering everything

Author: Joshua Foer
Publisher: Detroit : Large Print Press, 2012.
Series: Thorndike large print.
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: 9781594135316 1594135312
OCLC Number: 754738673
Description: 473 pages (large print) ; 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 US memory championships.
Series Title: Thorndike large print.
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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