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Memory man from Miami seals 2nd consecutive national title

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UF Psychology Professor Emeritus Ira Fischler attempting to memorize as many digits of pi as possible in 10 seconds to demonstrate the memory ability of the Miami student who recently won the national memory championship. (photo by Chris Gilmore)

In a world where many of us have a hard time remembering what we ate for lunch last week, one 28-year-old from Miami is changing the way we view the mind after winning the 2012 USA Memory Championship. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT FM’s Chris Gilmore talked with University of Florida Psychology Professor Emeritus Ira Fischler about just how far the human brain can go.

[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/fpfinalMEMORYMAN.mp3]

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