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Gwen's Review of Moonwalking with Einstein by Joshua Foer

I’m pretty positive my reading of Moonwalking with Einstein marks my first reading (and at least enjoyment of) a non-history non fiction book. It was written in an easy-to-follow manner, with changes of scene often enough to keep the reader’s interest. 869 more words

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BOOK of the WEEK | Moonwalking with Einstein: the Art and Science of Remembering Everything

Joshua Foer went from a (relative newbie) investigative journalist with an average memory to the USA memory champion in one year.Moonwalking with Einstein: the art and science of remembering everything’ 406 more words

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Utopian for Beginners

Utopian for Beginners

by Joshua Foer, New Yorker, 2012

This article focuses on John Quijada and the language he invented over the course of 30-plus years.  36 more words

Memory is the essence of expertise

In “Moonwalking with Einstein: The Art and Science of Remembering Everything”‘ Joshua Foer begins by telling readers that forty days a year are wasted on forgetfulness. 710 more words


There are amazing memory capacities dormant in all of us

Taking a quite comprehensive course in social sciences I am more than ever in need of some efficient memorizing techniques these days. And while reading and trying to remember the multitude of new terms, categories and subcategories within anthropology, psychology, sociology, etc. 506 more words