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Memory Tips & Tricks: The Book of Proven Techniques for Lasting Memory Improvement [Kindle Edition]

Calistoga Press
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WALL STREET JOURNAL BESTSELLER

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.


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  • File Size: 2217 KB
  • Print Length: 132 pages
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Publisher: Calistoga Press (March 9, 2014)
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00IX3UPC4
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Lending: Enabled
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #36,871 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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36 of 36 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars In depth guide into enhancing your memory! October 29, 2014
Format:Kindle Edition
I struggled throughout my Bachelors Degree program, mainly due to the fact that I had a difficult time memorizing the material needed to pass the courses. Getting to graduation was a huge struggle for me; more so than a lot of people around me. I've been fearful of starting my Graduate studies due to this reason. I started doing some research on the brain and memory techniques, and I came across a book entitled Memory Tips & Tricks: The Book of Proven Techniques for Lasting Memory Improvement.

This book goes very in depth in helping to enhance your memory. It starts off giving readers an instant understanding. "I misplaced my keys again" is a common phrase around my household. Right away, I was engaged due to my relation to what the author was discussing. It then goes on to explain what exactly memory is, and how it works. It encourages readers to understand that we are capable of using more brain function than we think. We do not need to just accept the fact that we have weak memories; instead, we can work on ourselves and improve.

This book provides many helpful techniques, tips, and exercises to help a person enhance their memories. It also explains several factors as to why we forget things, such as stress, poor diet, and age. I love the exercises that are included in this book. The rhyming exercise is by far my favorite. I also appreciate the fact that it includes foods and vitamins that help to enhance your memory. I never knew that red wine could be a memory booster.

After reading that one, I felt compelled to learn even more. That's when I stumbled upon a similar book, Maximizing Brain Control : Unleash The Genius In You.
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13 of 13 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Packed with good tips! May 13, 2014
By D
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Anyone who is interested in improving their memory should read this book. It has so many good techniques that can be used for different scenarios. I’m not an expert on improving memory, but the techniques in this book offer some real value to people of all life-stages. The content of this book is not focused on memorizing vocabulary for school (although, I’m sure it would help), but presents a more comprehensive approach to memory improvement in general – not ‘how to memorize’. It even goes into some detail on diets that affect memory, which I personally believe is important. I also found some information about how the brain works to be particularly interesting and informative. Enhance your memory like me: pick up this book and get started!
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19 of 21 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars A rhyme a day, keeps the to-do lists away April 21, 2014
By Janet
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Though I thoroughly enjoyed the latter part of the book with the exercises and rhymes, I must say that the first part of the book(Understanding Memory) was a hard chew. For some, I had to read the paragraph three times to understand what the author was talking about. Considering the intended audience are people who need help with their brain functioning, it looked like the first part of the book was set to put the brain in overdrive and fry it. But move on to the second and third part and you would be amazed. Most of us have a vague idea that sounds and images help us remember stuff, but we hardly apply it intentionally to our everyday lives. Previously, I would be royally screwed if my phone dies on a shopping trip because it had my shopping lists. I am looking forward to using memory rhymes for my shopping list(I would still have the phone as backup though). Aside from the first part, this book is definitely a good read.
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11 of 11 people found the following review helpful
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Everyone can cultivate a good memory and learn how to remember. Part one provides a working definition of how memory works. Part Two, the “guts” of the book, describes several methods for improving memory. By engaging yourself through paying attention, active learning, rehearsing and reworking what you learn and using visualization, you will improve your memory through techniques such as scaffolding, chunking, using rhymes and acronyms, associations and other clever devices. At the end is a handy glossary as well as a list of nutrients and that can help boost your memory, such as sunflower and pumpkin seeds, dark green leafy vegetables, red wine, and berries. Anyone concerned about memory loss (that is not Alzheimer-related) will gain confidence in remembering by using the tips in this 111-page memory primer.
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8 of 8 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars From the Forgetting Curve to the Learning Curve March 23, 2014
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As the mother of a freshman high school student who struggles with memory problems, I was delighted to receive a free copy of Memory Tips & Tricks: The Book of Proven Techniques for Lasting Memory Improvement (Calistoga Press, 2014). What started as a quest for more information to help improve my child's short-term memory ended with the discovery of many techniques suitable for strengthening both short-term and long-term memory from which everyone can benefit. Even though I scored an impressive 48 points on the included Memory Span Test (“normal range” includes scores from 18-27 points), I still found it both enjoyable and beneficial to revisit memory techniques I haven't employed in some time (for example, Association; Visualization) and to embrace unfamiliar techniques (Method of Loci).
Written in 12 concise chapters and divided into three parts, this book unlocks the methods for understanding and improving memory and includes advanced exercises for those of us who are already pretty good with recall. I especially liked that this book explains memory with enough detail to drive home the crucial information without overdoing it ad nauseum. It also included information about how things such as nutrition, smoking, and exercise can affect your memory in addition to the very useful and detailed methods for increasing memory. Whether you are looking to improve school or work performance, or you are aspiring to remember the names of all 125 students in your high school English class, this book will be a handy tool to help you reach your goals.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars Who Knew Learning to Use All of Your Memory Skills Could Be So Fun?
It is not possible to love a book more than I love Memory Tips & Tricks. I am a game person and I've always tried to teach myself things by making up rhymes or whatever in my head. Read more
Published 1 day ago by barijoel
5.0 out of 5 stars Amazing Value!
I'm in college and I struggle a lot remembering material for all of my courses and remembering tasks. I'm fearing getting awful grades, so I got this ebook! Read more
Published 1 day ago by Michael Cooper
5.0 out of 5 stars This book starts out with very simple and easy to follow games i'll...
I am a guy in college, a graphic design student to be exact so the amount of shortcuts
and information I have to hold on to in a day was enough for me to pick this book... Read more
Published 2 days ago by Reggie Bly
5.0 out of 5 stars improving memory is always a plus
This book explains how memory works and what we /you can do to keep it strong. The benefits of the memorizing techniques described in this book and may last you a lifetime. Read more
Published 2 days ago by jenny cawrse
2.0 out of 5 stars Not for me
Not the book I had expected. The description of this book implies that it contains some concrete short cuts that would allow me to improve my memory and more specifically, to... Read more
Published 3 days ago by Chris
4.0 out of 5 stars Informative - and Reassuring - Guidebook
Memory Tips and Tricks is reassuring and informative. This book explains how memory works and what you can do to keep it strong. Read more
Published 4 days ago by c j mckinney
5.0 out of 5 stars Its working!
This book provides many helpful techniques, tips, and exercises to help a person enhance their memories. Read more
Published 4 days ago by Robyn
5.0 out of 5 stars Good read to improve memory as well as knowledge about the subject.
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. Read more
Published 5 days ago by San S
4.0 out of 5 stars Helpful Read for this Memory Impaired Girl!
When I first started reading this book, it reminded me of reading a textbook in college, but I really wanted to see where it was going, so I kept reading and I’m glad I did. Read more
Published 5 days ago by NegHogan
5.0 out of 5 stars In depth guide into enhancing your memory!
I struggled throughout my Bachelors Degree program, mainly due to the fact that I had a difficult time memorizing the material needed to pass the courses. Read more
Published 2 months ago by Stephanie
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Calistoga Press is a trusted global publisher of self help titles. The experts at Calistoga are dedicated to providing readers the support and real-life strategies the need to overcome personal and emotional challenges, from divorce, to grief and loss, to a diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease. Frequently praised for non-judgmental tone and practical information, Calistoga books allow readers to find comfort, solace and direction, even in the most challenging of times.

The Calistoga catalogue includes the Wall Street Journal Best Seller, Memory Tips & Tricks, and the #1 Amazon Best Seller, Understand Alzheimer's: A First-Time Caregiver's Plan to Understand & Prepare for Alzheimer's & Dementia. Calistoga Press is located in Berkeley, California.


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