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The Mind of a Mnemonist: A Little Book About a Vast Memory

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Synopsis:

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.

About 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).

New York University

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

Product Details

ISBN:
9780674576223
Author:
Bruner, Jerome
Author:
Luriia, A. R.
Author:
Bruner, Jerome
Author:
Luria, Aleksandr R.
Publisher:
Harvard University Press
Location:
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Subject:
General
Subject:
Neuropsychology
Subject:
Mental Illness
Subject:
Memory
Subject:
Case studies
Subject:
Memory disorders
Subject:
General Psychology & Psychiatry
Subject:
Memory disorders -- Case studies.
Subject:
Psychology : General
Subject:
Medical-Psychiatry - General
Subject:
Psychology - Schizophrenia and Psychotic Disorders
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
672
Publication Date:
June 2006
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
7 line illustrations, 4 table
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
8 x 5 in 8 oz

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