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Moonwalking with Einstein : the art and science of remembering everything  Cover Image Book Book

Moonwalking with Einstein : the art and science of remembering everything / Joshua Foer.

Foer, Joshua. (Author).

Summary

Summary:

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.

Item details

  • ISBN: 9781594202292 (hbk.)
  • ISBN: 159420229X (hbk.)
  • Physical Description: 307 p. ; 25 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Penguin Press, 2011.

Contents / Notes

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [289]-297) 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.
Subject: Mnemonics
Memory

Currently available copies

  • 45 / 48 copies available at PINES (Show)
  • 2 / 2 copies available at South Georgia Regional Library System

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  • 0 current holds
Library System: Library Branch Name
Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status  
South Georgia Regional Library System:
      Johnston Lakes Library
153.14 FOE 2011
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31051000810396 NONFIC Available
South Georgia Regional Library System:
      Willis L. Miller Library
153.14 FOE 2011
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31051000810347 NONFIC Available

Summary: 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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