Could you memorize hundreds of names and faces in a few minutes? A slew of numbers in random order?
The power of the human mind is treated much as a sporting competition at the 16th Annual USA Memory Championship, co-founded by Larchmont’s Tony Dottino.
“I was looking for ways to increase human creativity,” Dottino says. “From the brain science that began coming out in early 90’s I learned that how we organize info into our brain was vital first step. ”
So, he thought, a brain organized well to remember things gives you “instant creativity.”
You can see it for yourself on the Science Channel Monday July 15 at 10pm: Memory Games. Don’t Forget!
photo: Science Channel