Wednesday, July 04, 2012

Lunch Talk: (@TED) Feats of memory.

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.

tags: lunchtalk, psychology, control

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