Slate's Dispatches: At the U.S. Memory Championships NPR's Alex Chadwick speaks with Slate contributor Joshua Foer about his recent visit to the USA National Memory Championship in New York City, where "mental athletes" compete by memorizing large lists of names and numbers in very little time.
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Slate's Dispatches: At the U.S. Memory Championships

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Slate's Dispatches: At the U.S. Memory Championships

Slate's Dispatches: At the U.S. Memory Championships

Slate's Dispatches: At the U.S. Memory Championships

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NPR's Alex Chadwick speaks with Slate contributor Joshua Foer about his recent visit to the USA National Memory Championship in New York City, where "mental athletes" compete by memorizing large lists of names and numbers in very little time.