How to improve your memory  

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created by PhotoSoren 2009-07-18 01:08:05 am

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Remember to exercise both sides of your brain! ... To stimulate the Right side: Play with colors when you paint and draw. ...and the Left side: Do Sodoku and crosswords. .... Listen to music while you train your whole brain!

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submitted by askformore 2009-10-12 05:03:28 am    

 



2) You can Improve Mind Power by memorization. Memorize your favorite poem, new words, songs etc. strengthen pathways in the brain and makes them active. It also helps improve recall and memory.

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submitted by pkong 2009-10-04 04:17:30 am    


Practice using some of the memory tricks like the peg system is a way to increase the power of your memory

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submitted by Spondicious 2011-05-07 01:14:47 pm    


3) Curiosity creates an active mind which keeps your mind young. You look forward to try and experience new things. It also helps you to see things from different perspectives and your mind will be more open to new ideas, suggestions and solutions.

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submitted by pkong 2009-10-08 12:16:20 am    


6) Stress will affect your health and your memory. It can makes us difficult to focus and remember things. It cannot be eliminated but it can be controlled. Control your stress to improve mind power.

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submitted by pkong 2009-11-16 01:32:17 am    


Diet also plays an important part in memory: Drink fresh rosemary tea daily, eat smaller meals at night, talk with people about interesting topics, give up caffeine and soft drinks, avoid TV screens and artificial light, keep in touch with old friends :)

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submitted by KiwiSteve 2009-10-08 05:02:36 pm    

 



Memory is like any muscle in your body. The more you exercise it, the stronger it becomes. So try to memorize and recollect things. Be it Scripture verses, poems, phone numbers or anything that you care to remember. Exercise your memory to improve it.

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submitted by DanTheMan 2009-08-11 04:13:58 pm    


"The book I found most useful when learning memonic systems was The Memory Book by Harry Lorayne and Jerry Lucas" ~ ParvoBuster I second that! Do as the pro do.. include extreme exaggeration in your visulation.

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submitted by Tradeview 2009-09-16 01:40:44 am    


5) Listening to music is soothing to the ear and also enhance your mind power by working on different areas of the brain. Memorize your favorite song lyrics, new words, poems to strengthen pathways in the brain to keep them active

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submitted by pkong 2009-10-15 09:05:58 pm    


IMPROVE your memory: 1) Think of whatever it is you want to remember - 2) Combine it with another idea vaguely related - 3) Visualize the combination in a funny unexpected way!

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submitted by askformore 2009-09-16 01:21:44 am    


Sleep allows your brain to work optimally. A short afternoon nap can help to improve memory and concentration. Our brain requires sleep to make space for new learning. The more you sleep, the better you remember. It also helps to lower blood pressure.

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submitted by pkong 2009-09-14 09:28:35 pm    

 



4)Using our creativity gives the mind the capacity to think more. Learning how to draw, paint & write makes us creative. As we practice more of these talents, we enhance our creativity. As our creativity level shoots up, our brain function also steps up.

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submitted by pkong 2009-10-12 04:42:48 am    


Meaningful learning is more permanent and more transferable than memorized learning. Associating silly pictures rather than practical images is easier for your brain to retain. "Honey, pick up a pumpkin too." - Picture all clerks wearing pumpkin heads.

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submitted by unplugged 2009-10-17 04:55:45 am    


Visualise things you have to remember - that works better than you think.

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submitted by PhotoSoren 2009-07-18 01:08:05 am    


Link things together you have to remember.

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submitted by PhotoSoren 2009-07-18 01:09:23 am    


Marital arts forms (katas) are great for developing and maintaining mind power. Done properly they teach one to focus, to eliminate wasted motion. With practice they become a form of moving meditation.

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submitted by Tradeview 2009-10-16 09:04:45 am    


Activate as meny senses as possible when you make a mental picture of what you have to remember.

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submitted by PhotoSoren 2009-07-18 01:08:54 am    


Develop mental images to the numbers 1,2,3, 4,5,6,7,8,9,10 and use these mental images to link to numbers you have to remember.

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submitted by PhotoSoren 2009-07-18 01:10:36 am    


Always expect that you can remember what you need and do a 100% attempt to remember it by use of the memory tips on this sheet.

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submitted by PhotoSoren 2009-07-18 01:12:32 am    


Pay attention. You can never recall an information if you have never learned it.

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submitted by cessypoo 2009-09-16 12:39:40 am    


If your problem is remembering people's names, look for a book called Remembering People by the memory expert (and magician) Harry Lorayne. It may be out of print now, but I'm sure you can pick up copies from Amazon or eBay.

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submitted by ParvoBuster 2009-07-24 12:30:58 pm    


Learning a foreign language is a great way to work on your memory. You are using sight, sound voice and reading all at the same time. Putting multiple senses into the memory game helps your brain

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submitted by Suzie Netten 2009-09-16 12:00:22 am    


Engage in memory games that will develop your brain’s power.

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submitted by GoGreen 2009-07-18 03:03:07 am    


Flower essences can strengthen your "memory circuits". Memory Formula is a custom blend that contains flowers to support short and long-term memory function, and release blocked energies that may interfere with your clarity.

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submitted by brightwings 2009-07-28 05:04:44 pm    


Take trivia quizzes - fun, entertaining and improving your memory:-)

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submitted by cpacan 2009-08-11 02:36:50 pm    


Try to memorize a song, sing it from the heart and try another one tomorrow. Your brain will be creatively active and gets easily memorize other things.

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submitted by apierce 2010-05-26 10:35:19 am    


A tip I got from a Physician is to drink a lot of water, our brains dry without water and can not function well either in remembering things or in concentration.

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submitted by Original 2010-09-24 03:01:02 pm    


Strong feelings associated with those visualizations will help too.

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submitted by boyatheart 2009-07-18 01:21:05 am    


One of the reasons people "forget" things is that they never actually remember them in the first place. Pay attention, repeat the info a few times, and that will help transfer it to your long-term memory.

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submitted by ParvoBuster 2009-07-24 12:27:13 pm    


The book I found most useful when learning memonic systems was The Memory Book by Harry Lorayne and Jerry Lucas. It may be out of print now, but there are similar books around that cover most common memory training techniques.

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submitted by ParvoBuster 2009-07-24 12:28:15 pm    


Check out a book called Keep Your Brain Alive, about the new science of Neurobics. It contains a new approach to improving your mental abilities, including memory, with a whole load of fun activities.

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submitted by ParvoBuster 2009-07-24 12:29:24 pm    


Strategy games and puzzle games too improve your brain and thinking power

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submitted by Scorpiongod 2010-12-28 04:32:13 am    


Repetition transfers information in your brain from short term to long term memory. Simple, right? So why not use it more often?

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submitted by personaldevelopment 2011-03-19 11:19:53 am    


Try engaging in some kind of puzzle or mind teaser every day. When your brain is used to working, it’ll continue to do so. If it spends too much time being idle, your memory skills will start to slip without you even really noticing it.

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submitted by personaldevelopment 2011-03-19 11:20:45 am    

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