mnemonist


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mnemonist

(ˈniːməˌnɪst)
n
1. (Psychology) a person who is skilled in or who instructs in the art of mnemonics
2. (Psychology) a person who has exceptional memory
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Noun1.mnemonist - an expert in the use of mnemonicsmnemonist - an expert in the use of mnemonics; someone able to perform unusual feats of memory
expert - a person with special knowledge or ability who performs skillfully
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One of the most affecting aspects of The Stuart Hall Project is that the mood of Stuart Hall is fundamentally altered and expanded: the pedagogue becomes the poet as well; the trenchant political analyst (always sensitive to 'profound' changes) becomes the doleful mnemonist; the decisive agent of struggle and resistance becomes caught in the desires of others.
Love, "The second mnemonist," in Memory Observed: Remembering in Natural Context, pp.
LURIA, THE MIND OF A MNEMONIST: A LITTLE BOOK ABOUT A VAST MEMORY (BASIC BOOKS, 1968) An explanation by Luria, a Russian psychologist, of the synesthetic mind of a man who became a mnemonist but couldn't live his life.
In Variaciones 32, Ezquerra has accounted for the concrete and astonishing similarities between "Funes el memorioso" and The Mind of a Mnemonist, "a little book about a vast memory" written by the eminent Russian neuropsychologist Alexander Luria.
Luira, The Mind of Mnemonist, English translation (Basic Books, 1968), 23.