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Thinking without language?

Alan Roth alan42 at mindspring.com
Mon Nov 22 14:06:55 EST 1999


Jure Sah <jure.sah at guest.arnes.si> wrote in message
news:383982FF.91E21DFA at guest.arnes.si...
> patrik bagge wrote:
>
> > I ended up doing doctoral work in Educational Psychology--I got
better
> > at remembering things as I studied ways of remembering. So what is
the
> > point? I still find it surprising (and admirable) that someone would
> > take on the task of memorizing pi, but I am not inclined to do it
> > myself. Is this a character flaw?
>
> Memorizing pi?
> In what form?
> It's easy to remember: 22/7    ------    this is an approxiamation. Pi
is irrational.
> Or do you think digit's: 3.1415927
> (That's the pi value I memorized from my calculator.)
> So how many digits?
How many digits can you memorize? I haven't found a personal need to go
past 3.14159.
>






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