The Mind of a Mnemonist: A Little Book about a Vast Memory / Edition 1

The Mind of a Mnemonist: A Little Book about a Vast Memory / Edition 1

by A. R. Luria, Jerome Bruner, Aleksandr R. Luria
     
 

The Mind of a Mnemonist is a rare phenomenon—a scientific study that transcends its data and, in the manner of the best fictional literature, fashions a portrait of an unforgettable human being.See more details below

Overview

The Mind of a Mnemonist is a rare phenomenon—a scientific study that transcends its data and, in the manner of the best fictional literature, fashions a portrait of an unforgettable human being.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780674576223
Publisher:
Harvard University Press
Publication date:
04/28/1987
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
192
Sales rank:
596,626
Product dimensions:
5.31(w) x 8.01(h) x 0.41(d)

Meet the Author

A. R. Luria was Professor of Psychology at Lomonosov Moscow State University.

Jerome Bruner is University Professor at New York University and the author of many books, including Acts of Meaning; On Knowing; The Process of Education; and Toward a Theory of Instruction (all published by Harvard).

Table of Contents

  • Foreword to the 1987 Edition
  • Foreword to the First Edition
  • Preface
  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. The Beginning of the Research
  • 3. His Memory

    • The Initial Facts
    • Synesthesia
    • Words and Images
    • Difficulties
    • Eidotechnique
    • The Art of Forgetting


  • 4. His World

    • People and Things
    • Words


  • 5. His Mind

    • His Strong Points
    • His Weak Points


  • 6. His Control of Behavior

    • The Objective Data
    • A Few Words about Magic


  • 7. His Personality

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