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How to Remember Names and Faces

Whether you’re in a social situation or a memory competition (yes, they really exist), you need to know how to remember names and faces. So it’s fortunate that you’re reading this, because that’s exactly what I’m going to show you! Better still, I’m going to show you 16 faces, complete with the name of each […]

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The Journey Method Explained

I wanted to share this clever little video with you as it explains The Journey Method (also known as Loci or The Memory Palace)┬árather well. It also features one of my favourite memory masters (also referred to as mnemonists), Dominic O’Brien. Sadly, the audio isn’t brilliant as the video creators haven’t used a lapel microphone […]

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How to Memorize a Deck of Cards Like a Memory Master

One of the more impressive feats of memory you can do is to memorize a deck of cards. In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to memorize a deck of cards using a simple method. First of all, let’s take a look at this method in action, courtesy of Dutch TV and memory champion Dominic […]

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How to Remember Numbers Easily

In previous posts, we’ve looked at how to remember words using something known as The Link Method. Here we’re going to learn another memorization technique to help you remember numbers easily. When you’re confronted with a series of numbers, lots of people experience a type of panic. One of the reasons for this is that […]

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Using The Link Method to Increase Memory Power

One of the keys that distinguishes a good memory from a bad one is the ability of the person to use three key elements of their mind to increase memory power: Imagination Location Association In this short post, you’re going to do a memory exercise that will show you how to master that last element. […]

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Visual Memory Strategies: The Journey Method

┬áI’ve decided to do a series of posts on a number of useful memory strategies and this is the first. It’s one of my favourite memory strategies as it’s pretty simple and very visual. It involves your imagination and it works thanks to associating what you want to remember with a journey that’s already familiar […]

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How to Train Your Memory Like a Memory Champion

I wanted to share this fantastic video with you, featuring the voice and knowledge of Dr Robert Winston as he explains how to train your memory like a memory athlete: Before we talk about how to train your memory, let’s look at what happens when we commit something to memory. It’s actually pretty simple. According […]

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