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Slate's Dispatches: At the U.S. Memory Championships

NPR's Alex Chadwick speaks with Slate contributor Joshua Foer about his recent visit to the USA National Memory Championship in New York City, where "mental athletes" compete by memorizing large lists of names and numbers in very little time.

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Alex Chadwick
For more than 30 years, Alex Chadwick has been bringing the world to NPR listeners as an NPR News producer, program host and currently senior correspondent. He's reported from every continent except Antarctica.

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