Moonwalking With Einstein

The Art and Science of Remembering Everything

by Joshua Foer

Moonwalking With Einstein

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Having achieved the seemingly unachievable — becoming a U.S. memory champion — Foer shows how anyone with enough training and determination can achieve mastery of his memory.

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Journalist Joshua Foer took a stab at mental athleticism, and not only did he compete at the USA Memory Championship but he set a U.S. memory record. In his new book, Moonwalking with Einstein: The Art and Science of Remembering Everything, Foer investigates the nature of memory and his own unexpected journey. He first attended the contest as a science journalist and was surprised to discover that most competitors did not even have photographic memories; rather, they had simply

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