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TED Talks: Season 2012

2012x39 Joshua Foer: Feats of memory anyone can do
TV-PG

  • 2012-05-09T21:00:00-07:00 on YouTube
  • 15 mins
  • United States
  • Documentary, Special Interest

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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