A Sheep Falls Out of the Tree: And Other Techniques to Develop an Incredible Memory and Boost Brainpower

Front Cover
McGraw Hill Professional, Mar 8, 2009 - Self-Help - 224 pages
0 Reviews

SUPERCHARGE YOUR BRAIN!
Discover the secrets of a world memory champion.

By the age of eighteen, Christiane Stenger had won the annual Youth World Memory Training Championship-three times! Now she shares her proven brain-boosting program to help you think smarter, faster, and better than you ever thought possible. You'll learn how to:

  • REMEMBER lists, names, numbers, and more
  • INCREASE your overall intelligence
  • ENHANCE creativity and performance
  • SCORE higher grades in school
  • SUCCEED in work and in life

Packed with interactive exercises, activities, and quizzes, this fun-filled guide shows you simple everyday ways to improve your memory and sharpen your mental skills, using odd phrases, silly stories, and visual images you'll never forget. (The book's title, A Sheep Falls Out of the Tree, is a trick for remembering numbers!) Best of all, your new memory powers will benefit every part of your life, from home to school to work. So grab a pen and get started on improving your memory-with the training program of champions.

 

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Contents

1 Ten Reasons to Train Your Memory
1
2 How Good Is Your Memory? Quiz Yourself
17
The Key to Success
31
What You Should Know About the Human Brain
39
5 How You Can Improve Your Memory
47
6 How You Can Train Your Memory
69
7 How to Use Mnemonic Techniques
111
8 How to Apply These Techniques
127
9 Developing Specialized Memory Techniques
169
10 Starting Training
179
11 Other Ways to Keep Mentally Fit
185
12 Final QuizSee How Much Youve Improved
197
Afterword
209
Appendix
211
Index
213
Copyright

Common terms and phrases

About the author (2009)

Christiane Stenger is a three-time world memory champion. At twelve, she became the youngest person ever awarded the title of Grandmaster in memory training. At sixteen, she became Germany's youngest A-level graduate. Today she attends college, appears regularly in the media, and is passionate about making education more innovative and fun.

Bibliographic information