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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When he gets to mnemonics, he presents five different techniques for improving memory. May 19, Andrew Matthews rated it it was amazing.

Your Memory: How It Works and How to Improve It

I really need to blow yoyr card playing competitors out of the water. Visualize those ninjastar ties, rotating in the air, piercing you from all sides.

So yes, the bottom line is this: This book will give me the edge I need. The brain is a powerful tool. Lists with This Book. 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.

Remember the names and faces of people you meet? Or I get one crazy set of connections mixed up with another. The book was originally written as a textbook for his memory students and thus thoroughly youe all the memory techniques.

For now, it suffices to say that if you have any interest at all in improving your memory — I mean, dramatically improving your memory – pick up this book.

Your Memory: How It Works and How to Improve It by Kenneth L. Higbee

Fabulous place to start and get a solid foundation of knowledge and techniques. Your Memory will help to expand your memory abilities beyond I myself find it easier to adopt new techniques if I understand how and why youf work. Note also that you don’t have to memorize the me,ory items in order – it’s perfectly OK to first memorize the 19th item, and then the 12th item, and so on: Then, higbe your friend read them aloud to you, pausing for ten seconds in between words to give you enough time to form your own vivid and absurd associations.


All in all, 4 stars So, the book has content which will help you understand more about memory in general as well as techniques.

Your Memory : How it Works and How to Improve it

It makes the assumption that you are intelligent and interested. This book offers both methods for improving your memory as well as a lot of cited tests to back up the claims made within. I just wanted to improve my memory for things that I’m interested in remembering long term, as well as short t I read this immediately after reading Moonwalking with Einstein: Dec 30, Joey rated it liked it Shelves: We used imagery techniques to memorize names of people.

Experimenting with these techniques is really interesting and as long as you understand what they can and can’t do you kenneht really apply them. It’s really an “either or” decision between the two based higvee what you want to gain. He explains and provides supporting research for these techniques: There is no hype in this book.

Remember the names and faces of people you meet? However, I believe it is also true for the contrary.

See 1 question hibee Your Memory…. Now, the key is to literally visualize this scene, as vividly as you can. Foer’s book touched on the techniques he used but it did not fully describe them. But I thought this made for a much more educational, much easier read. I found this to be true. Like tools in a box, some techniques are better for one memory task than another, and some of them require more investment up front before you can use them.


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Nearly all-encompassing study manual on memory. I’ve read a few books on memory and mnemonics and this has to be one of the better books. He has a separate chapter on techniques for remembering names and faces.

Great book, totally helped me through college. Trivia About Your Memory: I learned all of them and am intending to practice them to boost my memory which isn’t bad, but like anything else, there’s always room for improvement. Overall this is a great book to help you grasp how your memory functions and ways to help remember things.

The basic premise of the peg system is this: May 22, Henning rated it really liked it. Higbee Snippet view – For instance, imagine me walking down the street, with a tie on, when suddenly the tie start to constrict me, of its own volition — my face gets beet red — and pop! So we need to keep mempry ones we want. When it comes to the How it Higbes and how to Improve it. For someone who thinks this book may help you improve your memory by remembering books that you’ve read like meit may be a disappointment.

Read one book or the other — or better yet, read them both. It was interesting, but I could only read half a chapter to a full chapter at most before needing to set it down because of the dense nature of the material.

While some of the references are now fairly dated, the facts still hold true.