How to Improve Your Memory for Study

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Prentice Hall, 2011 - Memory - 194 pages
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This book will show you how to use memory to revolutionise the way you study. It combines the latest research about how the memory works with practical strategies for putting it to use in every aspect of study.

How To Improve Your Memory explores everything we know about the thinking and learning skills required to succeed. It's about developing a smart and efficient approach, using the brain at its best, and taking the stress and strain out of study in all its forms.

This text is designed to interest, reassure, inspire, train - and, ultimately, to make studying in all its forms more enjoyable and more successful.

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About the author (2011)

Jonathan Hancock is a graduate of Oxford University, a double world record breaker and former World Memory Champion, and the author of nine books on memory and learning. His tenth has just been published as part of Hodder's popular Teach Yourself series. He has demonstrated his learning techniques on numerous radio and TV programmes, run memory training courses in business and education, and now works as a teacher in a busy city school. In 2008 he joined forces with The Learning Skills Foundation to become Founder of The Junior Memory Championship, the first national memory competition for primary-school children. He is preparing to launch The Senior Memory Championship.

Foreword by Professor Alan Baddeley. With degrees from the Universities of London, Princeton and Cambridge, he is a world authority on human memory. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society, the British Academy and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and Advisor to The Learning Skills Foundation. Alan Baddeley has a number of honorary degrees, and was awarded the CBE for his contribution to the study of memory.

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