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:
488,567
Product dimensions:
5.31(w) x 8.01(h) x 0.41(d)

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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