The Memory Book

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Stein and Day, 1974 - Self-Help - 237 pages
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Unleash the hidden power of your mind through Harry Lorayne and Jerry Lucas's simple, fail-safe memory system, and you can become more effective, more imaginative, and more powerful, at work, at school, in sports and play. Discover how easy it is to: file phone numbers, data, figures, and appointments right in your head; learn foreign words and phrases with ease; read with speed--and greater understanding; shine in the classroom--and shorten study hours; dominate social situations, and more. "From the Paperback edition."

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Turns out that when an atom of Cesium is bombarded with energy is starts vibrating / ticking and every such 9129631770 ticks counts as a second. Hence the name atomic clock. Now in order to remember ... Read full review

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I used this book in a research paper that focused on improving memory. It introduces the techniques of Linking, Substitute Words, Phonetic Alphabet, and Peg Words. It then extrapolates these methods of memorization and makes them applicable to systems involving cards, acquaintences, numbers, phone numbers, to-do lists, ets. Each technique was almost completely covered, and each was fairly easy to learn and apply. 



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