Sunday, December 23, 2012

Big Picture Science for 12/24/12 - Remembers Only

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Big Picture Science - Remembers Only

ENCORE You must remember this… wait, wait… I had it… on the tip of my tongue… (Memory is a tricky thing and most of us would like to improve it)… oh, yes: Discover the secrets of stupefying, knock-your-socks-off recall by a U.S. Memory Champion.

Also, almost everything we know about memory comes from the life of one man born in 1926 and known as H.M., the world’s “most unforgettable amnesiac.”

Plus, the sum total of the global data storage capacity in hard drives, thumb drives, the Internet, you name it… guess how many exabytes it comes to?


This podcast first released May 30, 2011


You can listen to this and other episodes at, and be sure to check out Blog Picture Science, the companion blog to the radio show.

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