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Moonwalking with Einstein [GRPL Book Club] : the art and science of remembering everything / Joshua Foer.

Moonwalking with Einstein [GRPL Book Club] : the art and science of remembering everything

Foer, Joshua. (Author).

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  • ISBN: 9780143120537 (pbk.) :
  • ISBN: 0143120530
  • Physical Description: 307 p. ; 22 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Penguin Press, 2011.

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General Note: If you would like to request available book club copies, please call 988-5400.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: 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.
Summary, etc.: 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.
Subject: Mnemonics.
Memory.

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