Your Memory will help to expand your memory abilities beyond what you thought possible. Higbee also includes sections on aging and memory and the latest. Your Memory: How It Works and How to Improve It. Front Cover. Kenneth L. Higbee Overall this is a great book to help you grasp how your memory functions. Trove: Find and get Australian resources. Books, images, historic newspapers, maps, archives and more.

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I learned all of them and am intending to practice them to boost my memory which isn’t bad, but like anything yuor, there’s always room for improvement. Rather, this book presents non-obvious tools that jigbee. Do you want to stop forgetting appointments, birthdays, and other important dates? They are memory tools that leverage the power of meaningfulness, organization, visualization, and attention.

Fo Well, I read most of this book and then, well I learned all of them and am intending to practice the Comprehensive– This book pretty much covers everything about mnemonics you need to know and some more. I absolutely loved this book!

I find such a tone more engaging.

May 01, Lance Agena rated it really liked it. Feb 13, Meznak rated it really liked it. Upon hgibee us the picture he would give us their name, and we would have several seconds to pair the name with the face. Jan 25, Brian Welsch rated it really liked it.

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I read the first chapter yesterday, this book seems to higbe spot-on. Jun 20, Jelle de Jong rated it really liked it Shelves: What I especially like is that the first part of the book explains what we know about how memory works. To ask other readers questions about Your Memoryplease sign up.


Preview — Your Memory by Kenneth L. If you’ve never read a memory book, the last 90 pages of this one will work, but there are other more concise choices available. The truth is, familiarity breeds confidence.

Your Memory: How It Works and How to Improve It

Honestly, I feel this book isn’t best served as a book you read from start to finish and that’s it. He explains and provides supporting research for these techniques: Higbee reveals how simple techniques, like the Link, Loci, Peg, and Phonetic systems, can be incorporated into your everyday life and how you can also use these techniques to learn foreign languages faster than you thought possible, remember details you would have otherwise forgotten, and overcome general absentmindedness.

I can see how a couple of further reads and practice would make this a must need book for anyone to improve their memory. Jun 07, Miao rated it liked it.

It now seems to me an incredible waste of time and money to go through 12 to 16 years or more of education and not have the basic tools at your disposal for remembering more of what you learned. Thus, to retrieve, say, the 7th item, you first need to step your way through the first 6.

Inspite of which the returns of “relaxed Productivity” that Kennetn provides are worth the cost. Feb 10, Shawn Camp rated it liked it Shelves: As stated in the introduction, this book was not intended for the casual reader to read through like a novel, but is also less technical than a textbook on memory. Your Memory will help to expand your memory abilities beyond what you thought possible.

I will reread this book for sure. Remember the names and faces of people you meet? Makes memofy hungry for further reading on numerous techniques that were outlined. The good news is that it’s all possible. The peg system is a more general mnemonic technique that overcomes these limitations. I’ve read a few books on memory and mnemonics and this has to be one of the better books. Quotes from Your Memory: Looking forward to complete it.


Excellent yoour on nemory techniques.

I gave this book a 4, because of the layout and how thoroughly mnemonics were discussed. Feb 12, Eloise rated it it was amazing. Excellent book with really practical information. The author taught his three-year-old to use the peg system. Upon recall, I could remember every name of the pictures we were shown. Feb 26, Steve Van Slyke rated it really liked it Recommends it for: Return to Book Page. Work more efficiently at your job? But the deal is, one must remember and be willing to use these tools regularly or they’ll be washed from ones mind by the stream of time.

It is strange that we expect students to learn, solve problems, and remember a lot of material, but we seldom teach them how to learn, solve problems and remember. This stuff actually works if you put the time into it. Your memory will blow your mind. Aug 13, Kevin rated it really liked it Shelves: To sum up, both books offer up basically the same exact memory techniques.

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So you need to remember meomry things in general, even if you are interested in some random facts and topics, which you want to recall for your own pleasure without entering it into a browser or speaking it into an Apple Watch.

Your participation is required, and it takes mental effort.