Retired NFL Player George Visger: Memory Strategies That Work

Retired NFL Player George Visger has more than 28 notebooks that do for him what his short-term memory cannot.

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Posted on BrainLine January 3, 2013.

Produced by Victoria Tilney McDonough and Jared Schaubert, BrainLine, and Dan Edblom.

About the author: George Visger

A defensive lineman on the San Francisco 49ers’ first Super Bowl champions in 1981-82, George Visger has lived with a shunt in his brain ever since — a consequence of the cumulative concussions. He is now a prominent figure in the fight for fair treatment of retired NFL players.

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