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Read online L'arte di ricordare tutto. Storia, scienza e miracoli della memoria.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC L'arte di ricordare tutto. Storia, scienza e miracoli della memoria Quaranta giorni il tempo che ciascuno di noi spreca in media ogni anno per rimediare a ci che dimentica per andare a recuperare il cellulare lasciato chiss dove per cercare le chiavi di casa o per rintracciare informazioni importanti Joshua Foer rientrava a pieno titolo in questa media ma dopo un anno di allenamento si ritrovato alla finale del Campionato statunitense della memoria Dunque la memoria si pu davvero migliorare chiunque pu riuscire a imparare numeri a caso in un ora e ricordarseli tutti come il pluricampione del mondo Ben Pridmore Ripercorrendo la storia della mnemotecnica dall antica Grecia ai giorni nostri e illustrando metodi concreti grazie ai quali possiamo tenere a mente le informazioni che ci interessano Joshua Foer ci dimostra che in ognuno di noi si nasconde un piccolo Rain Man Che la memoria un dono che tutti possediamo ma di cui spessissimo ignoriamo le potenzialit Che cosa ha significato per l individuo e per la societ si chiede Foer il passaggio da una cultura fondata sulla memoria interna a una cultura basata sulle memorie immagazzinate al di fuori del cervello Tutto questo per noi stato senz altro un guadagno ma con che cosa l abbiamo barattato Come affrontiamo il fatto di aver perso la memoria A queste e a molte altre domande cerca di rispondere il saggio di Joshua Foer che ha suscitato un grande interesse nella stampa e nel pubblico degli Stati Uniti by Joshua Foer, Elisabetta Valdré

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L'arte di ricordare tutto. Storia, scienza e miracoli della memoria
Title:L'arte di ricordare tutto. Storia, scienza e miracoli della memoria
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ISBN:8850230494
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Number of Pages:343
Category:Non fiction, Science, Psychology, Self help, Memoir
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No description available, b Foer s unlikely journey from chronically forgetful science journalist to U S Memory Champion frames a revelatory exploration of the vast hidden impact of memory on every aspect of our lives b br br On average people squander forty days annually compensating for things they ve forgotten Joshua Foer used to be one of those people But after a year of memory training he found himself in the finals of the U S Memory Championship Even more important Foer found a vital truth we too often forget In every way that matters we are the sum of our memories br br i Moonwalking with Einstein i draws on cutting edge research a surprising cultural history of memory and venerable tricks of the mentalist s trade to transform our understanding of human remembering Under the tutelage of top mental athletes he learns ancient techniques once employed by Cicero to memorize his speeches and by Medieval scholars to memorize entire books Using methods that have been largely forgotten Foer discovers that we can all dramatically improve our memories br br Immersing himself obsessively in a quirky subculture of competitive memorizers Foer learns to apply techniques that call on imagination as much as determination showing that memorization can be anything but rote From the PAO system which converts numbers into lurid images to the memory palace in which memories are stored in the rooms of imaginary structures Foer s experience shows that the World Memory Championships are less a test of memory than of perseverance and creativity br br Foer takes his inquiry well beyond the arena of mental athletes across the country and deep into his own mind In San Diego he meets an affable old man with one of the most severe case of amnesia on record where he learns that memory is at once more elusive and more reliable than we might think In Salt Lake City he swaps secrets with a savant who claims to have memorized more than nine thousand books At a high school in the South Bronx he finds a history teacher using twenty five hundred year old memory techniques to give his students an edge in the state Regents exam br br At a time when electronic devices have all but rendered our individual memories obsolete Foer s bid to resurrect the forgotten art of remembering becomes an urgent quest i Moonwalking with Einstein i brings Joshua Foer to the apex of the U S Memory Championship and readers to a profound appreciation of a gift we all possess but that too often slips our minds, Inspiring equal parts wonder and wanderlust i Atlas Obscura i celebrates over of the strangest and most curious places in the world br br Here are natural wonders the dazzling glowworm caves in New Zealand or a baobob tree in South Africa that s so large it has a pub inside where people can drink comfortably Architectural marvels including the M C Escher like stepwells in India Mind boggling events like the Baby Jumping Festival in Spain where men dressed as devils literally vault over rows of squirming infants Not to mention the Great Stalacpipe Organ in Virginia Turkmenistan s year hole of fire called the Door of Hell coffins hanging off a side of a cliff in the Philippines eccentric bone museums in Italy or a weather forecasting invention that was powered by leeches still on display in Devon England br br i Atlas Obscura i revels in the weird the unexpected the overlooked the hidden and the mysterious Every page expands our sense of how strange and marvelous the world really is And with its compelling descriptions hundreds of photographs surprising charts maps for every region of the world it is a book you can open anywhere br, No description available