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Title You Can Learn to Remember [electronic resource] : Change Your Thinking, Change Your Life.
Author O'Brien, Dominic.
Publication Oxford : Watkins Publishing Ltd, 2014.
Description 1 online resource (187 pages).
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Call # eBOOK
Series You Can
You Can.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Cover; Title; Dedication; Contents; Introduction; A brief history of memory; Oral traditions; The ancient greeks; The ancient romans; Memory's changing fortunes; Memory in modern times; The memory maze; The landscape of the mind; Exercise one: catching the "jizz"; Left brain, right brain; Waves of memory; Types of memory; How memories are created; Exercise two: finding your digit span; The reliability of memory; Exercise three: hosting a memory forum; Sleep, dreams and memory; Memory and learning; Theories of forgetting; Lost memory; Memory in children; Memory and aging; Enticing the echoes.
Exercise ten: making a memory chainExercise eleven: weaving a narrative spell; The journey method; Exercise twelve: walking the walk; Exercise thirteen: the memory house; The dominic system; The number-shape system; Mind maps; Memory in action; Matching names and faces; Exercise fourteen: what's in a name?; Keeping a date; Exercise fifteen: using a mental diary; Finding the right word; Exercise sixteen: crossword heaven; Making speeches; Memory and games; Exercise seventeen: memorizing cards of chance; Memory at school; Reading and retaining; Exercise eighteen: evaluate, assimilate, remember.
Speed readingExercise nineteen: checking the sense; Quick-fix retrieval; Exercise twenty: clearing the seabed of memory; The memory palace; Living through detail; Memory massage; Dealing with life's demands; Exercise twenty-one: The interview journey; Time travelling; Exercise twenty-two: harnessing schooldays; Releasing the past; Exercise twenty-three: disarming a memory; The world of emotions; Exercise twenty-four: rekindling the flame; Keeping the mind young; Exercise twenty-five: tracing connections; Memory of the future; Bibliography; Acknowledgments; Copyright.
The memory gymnasiumThe art of memory; The art of imagination; Exercise four: painting a memory masterpiece; The art of association; The art of location; The art of concentration; Exercise five: a memory meditation warm-up; The art of observation; Exercise six: noticing the details; Revision and repetition; Memory and health; Memory and the senses; Exercise seven: the memory kaleidoscope; Memory and music; Exercise eight: staging a memory concert; The art of recall; Memory with a map; Mnemonics; Visual pegs; Exercise nine: the memory forest 10-note keyboard; The story method.
Summary As we become increasingly distracted by looking at the screens of our computers and mobile phones, our ability to memorize and recall information is weakening. The capacity of our memory depends on our ability to focus the mind and sustain concentration. You Can Learn to Remember shows you how to train your brain to peak performance and develop the ability to instantly recall details. Drawing upon the extraordinary skills of eight-times World Memory Champion Dominic O'Brien, this guide provides an invaluable repertoire of proven ways to enhance your memory - from memorizing a spee.
Note Print version record.
Subject Attention.
Memory.
Selectivity (Psychology)
PSYCHOLOGY -- Cognitive Psychology.
SCIENCE -- Cognitive Science.
Genre Electronic books.
Addl. Author OverDrive, Inc.
Related To Print version: O'Brien, Dominic. You Can Learn to Remember : Change Your Thinking, Change Your Life. Oxford : Osprey Publishing Ltd, ©2014 9781780287911
ISBN 1780288700 (electronic bk.)
9781780288703 (electronic bk.)

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