writes about Solomon Shereshevsky, the mysterious subject of the neuropsychologist Alexander Luria’s “The Mind of a Mnemonist” who was. The Mind of a Mnemonist has ratings and 85 reviews. In this book, Dr. A. R. Luria writes about S, a man with a limitless memory, or at least one that. This was The Mind of a Mnemonist, and I read the first dozen pages or so The author, Alexander Luria publishing as A. R. Luria), was a.

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Dec 04, Alezander Owino rated it really liked it. Then the tone gradually took on a colour one associates with twilight, the sound continuing to dazzle because of the silvery gleam it shed.

In fact, it turned out that M. Luria’s studies of the frontal lobes were concentrated in five principal areas: A heartfelt study of an amazing man who could recall virtually anything he had experienced—without fading over time.

The Mind of a Mnemonist: A Little Book about a Vast Memory

Join Our Mailing List: He couldn’t complete the simplest tasks and for all intents and purposes was retarded. Referred to throughout the book as S. It was uniquely and astoundingly retentive. The result is a contribution to literature as well as to science. Alexander Romanovich Luria Russian: This research was published in the US in as The Nature of Human Conflicts and made him internationally famous as one of the leading psychologists in Soviet Russia.

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Views Read Edit View history. While still a student in Kazan, he established the Kazan Psychoanalytic Society and briefly exchanged letters with Sigmund Freud. Harvard University Press- Medical – pages.

Alexander Luria – Wikipedia

Not being able to comply with this task, he dies of a Myocardial infarction on August No in dark places. Apart from his work with Vygotsky, he is widely known for his later work with two extraordinary psychological case studies, his study of a man with a highly advanced memory published as The Mind of a Mnemonist alexanxer, and the study of a man with traumatic brain injury published in The Man with a Shattered World.


To the astonishment of everyone there and to his own astonishment in realising that others could apparently not do sohe could recall the speech word by word. Be the first to ask a luris about The Mind of a Mnemonist.

In this book, Dr. An International HandbookWalter de Gruyter,p. You cannot eat while reading because you focus on reading. Mind and brain portal. A man that on the other hand can at any time go back to his childhood and remember his mijd as he saw her as a baby “good” and “safe”but on the other hand cannot read or listen to anything without being assaulted by a tide of images due to his synesthesia.

The next day’s meeting, however, he was qlexander able to attend. When he heard or read a word it was converted right away into a visual image that corresponded with the object the word signified for him.

Solomon Shereshevsky

Articles with hCards Articles containing Russian-language text All articles with unsourced s Articles with unsourced statements from June Articles with Russian-language external links. I loved this book. For Luria, the war with Germany that ended in resulted in a number of significant developments for the future of his career in both psychology and neurology.

This model was later used as a structure of the Functional Ensemble of Temperament model matching functionality of neurotransmitter systems. This was in contrast to the decoding of spoken speech as it is communicated from other individuals and decoded into subjectively understood inner language. Under Luria’s supervision, his colleague Simernitskaya began to study nonverbal visual-spatial and verbal functions, and demonstrated that damage to the left and right hemispheres provoked different types of dysfunctions in children than in adults.


This study initiated a number of systematic investigations concerning changes in the localization of higher psychological functions during the process of development. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

Sep 17, Naresh rated it it was amazing. Alexandef kali tertarik baca buku ini waktu baca Mind Map book karangan Tony Buzan, disitu disebutkan bahwa mencatat berulang-ulang, atau menuliskan sesuatu di kertas, adalah metode yang digunakan Sheresevsky agar dia bisa melupakan. Dec 03, Annie Feng rated it it was amazing.

In The Mind of a MnemonistLuria studied Solomon Shereshevskiia Russian journalist with a seemingly unlimited memory, sometimes referred to in contemporary literature as “flashbulb” memory, in part due to his fivefold synesthesia.

He remembered everything that he was told. Synesthesia only deepened this ability of his, adding taste, smell, touch, and sound to his astoundingly detailed visual memories.

The digital Loeb Classical Library loebclassics. The book includes numerous quotes from S.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The volume confirmed Mnemonits long sustained interest in studying the pathology of frontal lobe damage as compromising the seat of higher-order voluntary and intentional tge. Want to Read saving….

I enjoyed reading the bits about how S. In the area of child neuropsychology, “The need for its creation was dictated by the fact that children with localized brain damage were found to reveal specific different features of dissolution of psychological functions.

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