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The mind of a mnemonist : a little book about a vast memory

Author: Aleksandr Romanovic̆ Lurija
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. Harvard Univ. Press 2002
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 11. printView all editions and formats
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The Mind of a Mnemonist is a rare phenomenon-a scientific study that transcends its data and, in the manner of the best fictional literature, fashions a portrait of an unforgettable human being.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Aleksandr Romanovic̆ Lurija
ISBN: 0674576225 9780674576223
OCLC Number: 248769763
Description: XXV, 160 Seiten Diagramme 21 cm
Contents: Foreword to the 1987 Edition Foreword to the First Edition Preface 1. Introduction 2. The Beginning of the Research 3. His Memory The Initial Facts Synesthesia Words and Images Difficulties Eidotechnique The Art Of Forgetting 4. His World People and Things Words 5. His Mind His Strong Points His Weak Points 6. His Control of Behavior The Objective Data A Pew Words About Magic 7. His Personality
Other Titles: Malenʹkaja knižka o bolʹsoj pamjati
Responsibility: A.R. Luria. Transl. from the Russian by Lynn Solotaroff. With a new foreword by Jerome S. Bruner

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A distinguished Soviet psychologist's study...[of a] young man who was discovered to have a literally limitless memory and eventually became a professional mnemonist. Experiments and interviews over Read more...

 
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