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I put them in order of importance to me. Touching base on these on a daily basis will continue to require me to focus, I think; the same us true with other points. The book itself was well written.
While it wasn't necessarily what I was looking for, I felt that it accomplished its intended goal - helping people who wouldn't necessarily seek out exotic memory activities to improve their daily memory. As such, I've rated it accordingly. Nov 05, Argin Gerigorian rated it liked it Shelves: psychology. The author says some good things, but pretty everything is pretty much common-sense.
She does give a lot of practice tests to improve your memory but all of them can be found online for free. The better foods you eat the better health your brain is in.
In short: There are three types of long-term memory episodic which is memory triggered by events in the past you recollect, i. Stand in front of a wall and pretend you are lecturing a hundred students about the topic you learned. It is proven that this method is one of the most effective ones. Oct 01, Richard rated it liked it Shelves: audiobook , non-fiction , scientific.
I'm not going to say the book was bad, but the book did lack a lot of drive for me to continue with it. That could have been partially as I was listening to the book instead of reading, and there are many times the book has you stop to practice lists of names number, or just odd combinations. So, seeing the content may have helped more. That being said this book fails on one of the tenants it tries to teach.
I found most of the book very boring, and I could not get into it. Keeping interested an I'm not going to say the book was bad, but the book did lack a lot of drive for me to continue with it. Keeping interested and making sure the information in retained at first is one of the steps to a better memory. This book tested my ability to do that for the book itself. Even with all of that, the book does hit on some very core, and very interesting ways to memorize things, along with simple tips for helping with memory.
I think the book is good in and of itself, and I still have one of the exercises that pops up into my head, even a couple days later, as I remember a grocery list that was in the book.
The book leans highly into visualization is my biggest observation though. Much of the book is about coming up with visual cues to match with auditory information. Worth the read, even if a bit slow and dry.
Mar 03, Phillias rated it it was amazing. Approachable, functional, concise, and broad! Intro with visuals.
Tests to establish baseline. And all available techniques. Apr 18, Neowuf rated it it was ok. Big book for memory topic, pages, could be half the size.
With phones ringing off the hook, constantly changing to-do lists, and increasingly complicated schedules, having a good memory has become more important. Everyone wants a better memory—and in today's information-filled, multitasking age, having a good memory is more important than ever. 30 DAYS TO A MORE.
A lot of information is common sense, like keep your keys on the same play, pay attention, keep your passwords in a safe book, etc. When comes to the real stuff, memorizing a huge number, a lot of decks, and something similar, the book is ZERO. I dont recommend, but Im committed to improve my memory, so will ready all the books. Five or ten pages was useful for me. Ray rated it liked it Sep 03, Myrtle Engram rated it really liked it Jan 22, Baodi rated it it was amazing Feb 11, Aug 25, Ivo Stoykov added it Shelves: education , reading.
For me this was a skin-deep glance on the topic. Erkan rated it did not like it Aug 22, Carl Thoemmes rated it it was ok Jun 12, Daniel rated it liked it Apr 12, Lisa Gusewelle rated it it was ok May 10, Yann rated it liked it Nov 20, Jeffrey rated it did not like it Nov 16, Tammy rated it really liked it Jan 08, The book will help anyone improve his or her memory.
Besides drawing on the latest findings from brain researchers about what works and why, it includes a variety of hands-on techniques and exercises, such as memory-building games and mental-imaging techniques you can use day to day to improve your memory. You can use these skills for work, professional development, and in your personal life.
Besides drawing on the latest findings from brain and consciousness researchers, psychologists, and others about what works and why, it includes a variety of hands-on techniques and exercises, such as memory-building games and mental-imaging techniques. While some chapters deal with basic ways of preparing your mind and body to remember more, such as improving your overall health and well-being, the main focus is on the techniques you can use day to day to improve your memory.
It suggests committing a day period to working with these techniques, while readers can select the chapters that most interest them. The book also includes a few introductory chapters that describe how the brain works and the different types of memory that create a memory system. While the focus is on using these memory skills for work and professional development, readers can use these skills in their personal life, too.
This completed book features these chapters: 1. How Your Memory Works 2. How Good Is Your Memory? Creating a Memory Journal 5.