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How To Remember Everything

  • Episode: 

    1 of 1

  • Transmission (TX): 

    Wed 30 Nov 2016
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  • Time: 

    10.45pm - 11.45pm
  • Week: 

    Week 48 2016 : Sat 26 Nov - Fri 02 Dec
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The average human brain is capable of remembering four things at a time. So why can some people remember four hundred?
In this one hour documentary we explore the incredible world of competitive memory by following the stories of a group of British hopefuls as they take on the challenge of competing against the world’s leading memory athletes at the World Memory Championships in China.
By following their training, we learn more about the simple techniques that the best mental athletes use to radically boost their ability to memorise anything from strings of numbers thousands of digits long to the order of a full deck of shuffled playing cards in less than 25 seconds.