Improving Your Memory: The Lazy Person's Guide
By: Richard McAndler (author)Paperback
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Sometimes, remembering why you've opened the fridge door can be difficult enough never mind trying to remember how to calculate the square root of thirty-two or even the names of your new neighbours. Both short- and long-term memory can pose a challenge to all of us at some time in our lives. Enter the 'Lazy Person's Guide'. Packed with information and invaluable hints and tips, this book will deliver on its promise. Whether you want to remember names and faces better, achieve total recall in exams, play better poker or bridge, learn a foreign language, remember jokes or even reverse the process of memory decline, 'Improving your memory - The Lazy Person' s Guide' will help you. 'The Lazy Person's Guides' is a series of popular, cheerful yet thoroughly grounded, practical and authoritative books on various health issues and conditions. Other titles in the series include, 'Detox', 'Beating Overeating', 'Midlife', 'Quitting Smoking', 'Stress', 'Self-Esteem', 'Exercise' and 'Emotional Healing'.
Dr Richard McAndler, BA, BSc, PhD is a psychologist and expert in human memory. He is Chairman of Memory Research Ltd and author of 14 books and numerous articles. Each year he hosts the annual Great Memory Show.
Part One McAndler's unique five by five system: preparing the material for memory; using association; chaining; enhancing consolidation; overcoming forgetting. Part Two Putting the five by five system into practice: remembering names and faces; the five by five system and foreign languages; memorising the rules of punctuation; geography and the world map; cueing actors' lines; the five by five system and swatting for exams; remembering long numbers; remembering playing cards and anniversaries. Appendices: some common forenames and their meanings; some common surnames and their meanings; 100 images for numbers.
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