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Where We Live
10:33 am
Mon March 21, 2011

The Supreme Memory Show

therichbrooks, creative commons

Today’s guest memorized the precise order of an entire deck of cards in one minute and forty seconds.

This supreme act of memorization earned Joshua Foer a US record for speed and a winning title at the US memory championship in 2006.  But how does his uncanny ability to memorize useless information relate to our daily blunders of lost car keys, forgotten birthdays…and the classic: “I know you just told me… but what’s your name again?!” 

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Where We Live
4:50 pm
Wed February 23, 2011

Temple Grandin and the Autistic Brain

Sue Clark, Creative Commons

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