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Improving Your Memory for Dummies

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ISBN13: 9780764554353
ISBN10: 0764554352
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Practical tips and techniques make remembering a snap

Jog your memory with exercises to help you at home, at work, anywhere!

Whether you are cramming for an exam, have trouble remembering names, or you just want to give your overall memory power a boost, this plain-English guide offers clever tricks to help you remember what you want to remember. You’ll discover how your memory works and how to enhance it in all types of situations.

The Dummies Way

  • Explanations in plain English
  • "Get in, get out" information
  • Icons and other navigational aids
  • Tear-out cheat sheet
  • Top ten lists
  • A dash of humor and fun

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About the Author

John Arden is a psychologist who oversees twenty training programs in as many medical centers. He has worked in the mental health and education systems for twenty-eight years and is the author of four other books

Table of Contents

Introduction.

Part I: Understanding Memory.

Chapter 1: Cultivating Your Memory Skills.

Chapter 2: Tossing Out Those Memory Myths.

Chapter 3: Discovering How Your Brain Remembers.

Part II: Establishing Memory Power.

Chapter 4: Eating To Remember.

Chapter 5: Supplementing Your Memory.

Chapter 6: Avoiding the Memory Suppressors.

Chapter 7: Balancing Your Mind for Memories.

Part III: Preserving Your Memory.

Chapter 8: Tricking Yourself into Remembering.

Chapter 9: Troubleshooting Your Forgetfulness.

Chapter 10: Keeping Your Memory Sharp as You Grow Older.

Part IV: Exercising Your Memory Every Day.

Chapter 11: Schooling Memory.

Chapter 12: Taking a Powerhouse Memory to Work.

Chapter 13: Acing Exams.

Chapter 14: Remembering People.

Chapter 15: Taking Stock of Important Dates and Strings of Numbers.

Chapter 16: Keeping Your Memory Intact in a High-Speed World.

Part V: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 17: Ten Best Ways to Improve Your Memory.

Chapter 18: Ten Frequently Asked Questions About Memory.

Chapter 19: Ten Memory Web Sites.

Index.

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darlag, August 31, 2006 (view all comments by darlag)
I like the title because my memory is soooo bad that I always say, "I forgot because I'm an idiot". So using the word "dummies" in the title, I can remember the title to the book so I can reference it....haha.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780764554353
Author:
Arden, John Boghosian
Publisher:
For Dummies
Author:
Arden, John Boghosian
Author:
Arden Ph. D., John B.
Author:
Arden, John B., PhD
Author:
John B. Arden, PhD
Location:
New York, NY
Subject:
General
Subject:
Mnemonics
Subject:
Cognitive Psychology
Subject:
Memory
Subject:
Personal Growth - Memory Improvement
Subject:
Memory Improvement
Subject:
General Self-Help
Subject:
Self Help-Memory and Thinking Skills
Subject:
Self-help
Copyright:
Edition Description:
WebSite Associated w/Book
Series:
For Dummies (Lifestyles)
Series Volume:
no. 87
Publication Date:
July 2002
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
9.22x7.40x.74 in. 1.16 lbs.

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