10 Days to a Sharper Memory

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Grand Central Publishing, Sep 26, 2009 - Reference - 224 pages
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Remember names, details, and facts with the most effective memory system ever. The step-by-step guide that assesses your present memory quotient and shows you how your memory works, "10 Days to a Sharper Memory" will help you:
-- Remember the names and faces of people you meet
-- Establish a system for remembering everything from famous quotes to where you parked the car
-- Remember dates, telephone numbers, addresses, prices, and more
-- Use ingenious systems and techniques to memorize facts
-- Keep your memory sharp with easy exercises you can do in your spare time.
 

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Contents

The Loci Method
New Kid in Town
Using the Link and Substitute Word Tools
Take Your Vitamins
Tip of the Day
Day 6
Using the Advanced Phonetic Coding System
Times Are aChangin

Eat Your Fruits and Vegetables
First Letter Cueing
First Letter Cueing to Remember Everyday Tasks
Sleep and Memory
Day 2
Whats Your Name?
A Picture Paints a Persons Name
Advanced Linking
Imagine That
Mental Imagery Without a Net
The Name Game
I Told You to Stop Listening to That Music
Tip of the Day
Day 3
Features
Characteristics
All Together NowAssociate
Magazine Madness
Go to BedNow
The Name Is ThomasDoubting Thomas
Remembering a Group of People at a Party or Business Function
Tip of the Day
Day 4
Using Your Body to Remember Items
Now That I Have This List What Do I Do with It?
Dont Stop There
Substitution
Fish as Brain Food
Acrostics and Acronyms
Tip of the Day
Day 5
The Picture Code
The Phonetic Number Code System
How to Remember Foreign Language Phrases
A TwoStep Technique to Help You Remember Foreign Words and Phrases
The Dreaded Public Speaking Beast
The Story Method
How to Become the Life of the Party
Remembering Weekly Appointments
Stop Being a Couch Potato
Day 7
Let Your Imagination Lead the Way
Remembering Telephone Numbers
Political Strategies
Some Things Are Better Left Forgotten
Day 8
Occasional Tasks
Just Give Me Some Kind of Sign
Why Am I Here Again?
Spelling Tools
How to Avoid Misplacing Things or People
What Date Was That Again?
Tip of the Day
Day 9
Days of the Week
Wine Connoisseur
Recipe Ingredients
Filing Information Away
Applying the Loci Method
Remembering Addresses
Stay with Your Buddy
Tip of the Day
Day 10
Teach Your Children Well
Summary Exercises
Dont Get So Upset
Reading Comprehension
Tip of the Day
Wrapup
About the Authors
Copyright

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