Memory Tips & Tricks: The Book of Proven Techniques for Lasting Memory Improvement

Memory Tips & Tricks: The Book of Proven Techniques for Lasting Memory Improvement

By Calistoga Press

  • Release Date: 2014-03-10
  • Genre: Self-Improvement
Score: 4.5
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Boost your brainpower with Memory Tips & Tricks.

Like any other muscle in your body, your brain requires exercise to stay in shape and perform at its peak. Unfortunately, factors such as age, stress, and poor diet can contribute to permanent memory loss. Memory Tips & Tricks will explain the way memory works, and show you how to effectively combat memory loss. With simple techniques, you will be able to increase the capacity of your short-term memory, move new information into your long-term memory, and improve your ability to access stored memories throughout your life.

A practical guide to memory improvement, Memory Tips & Tricks will teach you how to enhance the power of your brain, with: 

• Memory tools, tips, and techniques developed by leading experts, from an ancient Roman poet to modern psychiatrists
• A brief overview of memory, including the most recognized and trusted memory tests used by psychologists and neurologists
• 7 proven exercises for improving memory 
• Effective methods used by the top memory champions to win world championships
• 20 foods and vitamins to boost your memory and improve cognition 

A guide to understanding memory, Memory Tips & Tricks offers effective and powerful tips and techniques for enhancing your memory and keeping your brain fit. 

Reviews

  • Good summary of standard Memory Techniques

    3
    By Jnowley
    I didn't find anythihg in this book that didn't feel like common sense ideas that I already used (mostly) but it is nice to have them all in one place and explained so clearly. This book is easy to read and understand. It could help people who are really struggling with memory but I am not sure it gives much additional assistance to folks who already have a decent memory.
  • Check this out

    5
    By JHAWK88 REVIEW
    Awesome book!!! I struggled for quite some time with my memory. It was never bad but as I moved into the professional world and began to study for my Real Estate Exam I realized I was just not retaining everything I read. I found myself selecting what I felt was the most important the exercises in this book is definitely helping me with that bad habit I ‘ve developed.
  • Good read to improve memory as well as knowledge about the subject

    5
    By Chris0954
    My son had been having trouble lately in school remembering stuff. Especially lists, tables etc. I was looking for something to help with this problem when I came across this book. After reading through it, and taking the tests in there, turns out I'm not that good myself. I explained many of the tips and tricks to him and many of them are actually working. The scaffolding technique explained in vivid detail is really useful in academic learning as there is a lot to remember, especially during exams. I read through the book completely and came to know of so many scientific facts and research information which has increased my overall understanding of the subject as well. I would say that this is a great book if you have trouble remembering things or even if you think you are absent-minded. Just try it! I'm sure it will help in some way or the other!
  • Useful for intro memory recall techniques

    4
    By iceytina
    Recommended purchase. This book manages to chunk the chapters and chapter sections nicely. I'm able to easily find any section of interest I want to re-reference, thus making this a good quick reference guide for memory recall techniques. The only part of the book I skimmed was the last chapter, which felt like a summary for the whole book, but was far too repetitive for me to find it worth reading. Though memory techniques can be applied to any activity, this is a book I feel college students should especially consider purchasing.
  • Practical Guide to improving memory at any age

    4
    By Holbunny
    Using techniques from ancient times to modern research, this is a practical guide to help improve memory and recall. The beginning is a little bit technical, but the book is full of tips and techniques to help get your brain working better and faster. This was very informative and helpful!
  • Great exercises for improving memory!

    5
    By pmcdn
    While I’m not that old, as I’ve gotten in my 40’s I find myself getting frustrated when I have a hard time remembering things that are burned into my memory. I received this book as a Christmas gift after discussing memory with a friend and have really found it interesting. It covers how memory works, exercises, and other tips to make remembering various things easier. A light and informative read for all!
  • Very informative book

    4
    By NikkiNK
    This book gives a very good review of how memory works and ways to improve it. We all get forgetful as we age. Diet, lack of sleep, depression, medications etc. can affect ones memory. The book is divided into three parts and the author has explained different methods to enhance memory and advanced exercise for people who already have good memory but want to give it extra boost. List of nutrients that are helpful is also given. Overall very helpful book.
  • Pretty Interesting!

    4
    By ckonkles
    I thought this was a pretty good book, and interesting to read. I enjoyed the quick tests for short term memory, it was like a little game. I use many of these tips already, such as acronyms, rhyming, and visualization, but there were some new ones I didn't know. I'm hoping this helps my husband improve his memory as well!
  • Great Book on Memory Function

    5
    By Martha061
    This book discussed both short and long term memory and the things that get in the way of remembering, one being having such busy lives. The author has an interesting short term test for memory function and shows other ways to help to improve our memory. The author also mentions by reviewing things periodically this will increase your long term retention. I enjoyed reading about associating things that have meaning as a way to keep things in your memory. There is no better time to start working on our memory than now and this book is a great help.
  • every brain is different

    4
    By _loops
    This book was a decently easy read, though some of the sentences were a little long considering the subject matter so it's not something you can just page through and expect to recall everything. Some of the examples that the author uses were very silly and confusing, but just remember that not every method of increasing memory will work for everyone.

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