Moonwalking with Einstein : the art and science of remembering everything / Joshua Foer.
by Foer, Joshua.Material type: ArticlePublisher: New York, N. Y. : The Penguin Press, 2011Description: 307 p. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9781594202292.Subject(s): Mnemonics | MemoryDDC classification: 153.14 F654
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Spring 2011 Selected Accessions List.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -297) and index.
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.
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.