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How can I remember my shopping list without writing it down?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
Remembering a list of things with no relationship to another, like a shopping list, can be a difficult task. In this video, Dr. Oz's welcomes the U.S. memory champion Joshua Foer, who reveals a technique for remembering a long shopping list.

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