Joshua Foer: Feats of Memory Anyone Can Do

  • Published1 May 2012
  • Reviewed17 Jul 2013
  • Author Joshua Foer
  • Source TED

There are people who can quickly memorize lists of thousands of numbers, the order of all the cards in a deck (or ten!), and much more. Science writer Joshua Foer describes the technique — called the memory palace — and shows off its most remarkable feature: anyone can learn how to use it, including him.

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