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Moonwalking with Einstein

The Art and Science of Remembering Everything

By Joshua Foer
16-minute read
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Moonwalking with Einstein: The Art and Science of Remembering Everything by Joshua Foer

Moonwalking with Einstein takes us on the author’s journey towards becoming the USA Memory Champion. Along the way he explains why an extraordinary memory isn’t just available to a select few people but to all of us. The book explores how memory works, why we’re worse at remembering than our ancestors, and explains specific techniques for improving your own memory.

  • Anyone who can’t remember their spouse’s or best friend’s phone number   
  • Anyone who wants to impress others with their broad knowledge at a cocktail party
  • Anyone who has trouble remembering names

Joshua Foer is a Yale graduate and freelance science journalist. His work has appeared in The New York Times, National Geographic and The Washington Post.

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