24294 LURIA . A.R ;
THE MIND OF A MNEMONIST .
Translated from the Russian by Lynn Solotaroff .Foreword by Jerome S.Bruner .
Jonathan Cape ,London ,1969
First edition.pp.xii + 160. Original booksellers stamp, original yellow cloth. In chipped , edge worn dust wrapper.
Professor Luria is Russia’s most imminent psychologist, and this earlier account of an investigation into the astounding and freakish memory of a man he calls ‘S is a classic work with startling implications. By demonstrating that defects as one of the things of such a memory, Luria raises vital and intriguing issues about the working of the human mind, the scope of imagination and the way in which man learns and grows.