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Foer, J. (2011). Moonwalking with Einstein: The art and science of remembering everything. New York: Penguin Press.


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To Remember Better, Build a Mansion in Your Mind

Joshua Foer, author of Moonwalking with Einstein: The Art and Science of Remembering Everything, walks us through the process of constructing “memory palaces”—an age-old memorization technique currently exploited by the world’s leading memory champs and mental athletes.

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The Lost Art Of Memorization

The Art Of Memorization goes back to the orators of Classical times, including, so Joshua Foer informs us in Moonwalking With Einstein, Themistocles of Athens and the great orators of Roman times. 1,133 more words

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Improving Memory Through Better Visualization

I voraciously consumed all the Sherlock Holmes stories as a young person, and I remember reading somewhere that Holmes, speaking to Watson, once compared the famous Holmesian memory to an attic… … 1,810 more words

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2. Things I Can Remember: The Memory Palace

Maybe someone out there is “naturally” good at remembering names. If you’re like me, you’re as terrible at recalling your new acquaintances as you are at holding onto phone numbers, the opening lines of a presentation, and the five things you need at Safeway. 843 more words

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Jeg har læst en bog, der hedder “Moonwalk med Einstein”, der handler om en mand der bruger et ord på at lære at huske lange, ligegyldige rækker af tal. 79 more words

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Year in Review: Best Books We Read in 2014

If you haven’t had enough of books from our recent Year in Review post, don’t worry, there are more. While most of the end of the year book lists focused on 2014  587 more words