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Improving Your Memory For Dummies

Improving Your Memory For Dummies

John B. Arden

ISBN: 978-1-118-06976-9

May 2011

336 pages



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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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.