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MOONWALKING WITH EINSTEIN:  THE ART AND SCIENCE OF REMEMBERING EVERYTHING., Foer, Joshua.

Author Name    Foer, Joshua.

Title   MOONWALKING WITH EINSTEIN: THE ART AND SCIENCE OF REMEMBERING EVERYTHING.

Binding   Hard Cover

Book Condition   Very Good+

Jacket Condition   Very Good+

Edition   4th Printing

Publisher   New York Penguin 2011

ISBN Number    159420229X / 9781594202292

Seller ID   27547

307 pp, large 8vo (9 1/2" H). "On average, people squander forty days annually compensating for things they've forgotten. Joshua Foer used to be one of those people. But after a year of memory training, he found himself in the finals of the U.S. Memory Championship. Even more important, he found a vital truth we too often forget: In every way that matters, we are the sum of our memories. (This book) draws on cutting-edge research, a surprising cultural history of memory, and venerable tricks of the mentalist's trade to transform our understanding of human remembering. Under the tutelage of top 'mental athletes', Foer learns ancient techniques once employed by Cicero to memorize his speeches and by medieval scholars to memorize entire books. Using methods that have been largely forgotten, he discovers that we can all dramatically improve our memories." Light wrinkling at bottom of spine. Dust jacket has minor wear and tiny tear at top of front flap-fold.

Mnemonics,  Memory,  Amnesia,  Lukas  Amsuss,  Asperger's  Syndrome,  Simon  Baron-Cohen,  Born  On  A  Blue  Day,  Brainman,  Brain,  Brains,  Tony  Buzan,  Chess  Masters,  Chicken  Sexers,  Ed  Cooke,  Deliberate  Practice,  Education,  K.  Anders  Ericsson,  Experts,  Exertise,  Forgetting,  Hippocampus,  Intelligence,  Gunther  Karsten,  Ram  Kolli,  KL7,  Learning,  Erin  Hope  Luley,  A.R.  Luria,  Raemon  Matthews,  Memorizing,  Techniques,  Rote,  Speed  Cards,  Competitions,  Nondeclarative,  Nonlinear,  Photographic,  Physiology,  Memory  Palaces,  Mental  Athletes,  Oral  Tradition,  Ben  Pridmore,  Reading,  Remembering,  Rhetorica  Ad  Herennium,  Kenny  Rice,  Chester  Santos,  Savant  Syndrome,  Simonides  Of  Ceos,  Spatial  Navigation,  Speed  Cards,  Maurice  Stoll,  SWAT  Officers,  Synesthesia,  Daniel  Tammet,  U.S.  Memory  Championships,  Preparation,  Training,  World,  Working  Memory. 

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