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Psychological Perspectives on Memory and "Moonwalking with Einstein"

Come hear from UCSB experts—Michael Miller, Jonathan Schooler, David Sherman, and Richard Mayer—as they explore psychological perspectives on human memory.

When: Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013, 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Where: MultiCultural Ctr., Channel Islands Rd., UCSB, CA

Cost: Free

Age limit: All ages

Categories: Lectures

Description:

Did you ever wonder why some people seem to have a greater capacity to remember than others? Or how we manage to process the immense amount of information in the world around us? Did you ever question the accuracy of your memory? Or try to use techniques to improve your memory?

In the UCSB/SB Reads 2013 book selection, "Moonwalking with Einstein: The Art and Science of Remembering Everything," science journalist Joshua Foer explores these questions from multiple perspectives and submits himself to a training regimen in order to compete in the USA Memory Championships.

Moderated by Mary Hegarty.

Phone: 805-893-2674

Event posted Feb. 4, 2013
Last updated Feb. 4, 2013

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