Improve Your Memory With These Effective Techniques
I’m writing this article to inform you about memory techniques. When applied correctly they are so powerful that can improve your memory many times. Don’t worry, they have nothing to do with your mind – they are just tricks on how to better remember information.
Memory techniques are very simple. The best part – they can be applied in just minutes. Memory techniques go deep in history – even ancient people used them. They were especially used by ancient orators to remember long speeches.
Think about it. How could someone remember a two-hour long speech without memory techniques? I couldn’t and I think you couldn’t either. But with memory techniques, everybody can do that. Doesn’t matter how bad you think your memory is – you CAN remember a two hours long speech with memory techniques.
You probably have watched memory experts on TV performing mind-blowing memory stunts like memorizing phone numbers or names of 400 people audience. You can do that, too – when using memory techniques. Actually, it’s very doable.
Memory techniques can improve your life in many ways. You can remember more with them, cut your learning time, and never forget things you need to remember. You can also impress your friends with your excellent memory and get a raise in salary at your workplace. There are many ways in life how memory techniques can be applied.
In this article, I’m going to give you some hints on how to use memory techniques to make things easier to remember. I will only explain each thing in one sentence just to give you a general idea. I won’t explain each memory trick in detail because there isn’t so much space in this article. When you use memory techniques you completely eliminate rote memory. No rote memory is needed – only imagination. The best part – remembering things with memory techniques is interesting and you have extra motivation to do so.
Remembering shopping lists or a long list of items with memory techniques is a breeze. What you need to do is associate each item with the next one in the list. You need to associate the two items in some unusual way that stays in your mind.
Remembering numbers: with memory techniques, you can remember long digit numbers in minutes. The trick is to convert numbers into words. There is a special phonetic alphabet with 10 sounds – one for each number. No number is too hard to remember when you apply this technique.
Knowing how to remember numbers is a huge advantage. You can remember telephone numbers, style numbers, and prices in minutes. No more taking notes, now you can keep telephone numbers in your mind.
Remembering people names: with memory techniques, it’s a very doable task. The trick is to associate each person’s name with his face. Each time when you see a persons face you will remember his name. To do so you need to find one unusual feature of the person’s face and associate it with the person’s name.
Remembering everyday details: have you sometimes forgot where you left your car keys or in which pocket do you keep money? With memory techniques, you can completely eliminate this problem. The trick is to be originally aware – concentrate on what you are doing and you’ll never forget a thing.
Memorizing long speech: with memory techniques, this can be done in minutes. The trick is to give keywords for each paragraph or logical part of the speech and then link the keywords in a list. This way you will always know about what to talk about.
Memorizing foreign vocabulary: with memory techniques memorizing sophisticated foreign words is very doable. The trick is to substitute the foreign word with a word in your own language that sounds similar. Then associate the meaning of the foreign word to the substitute word. This way you’ll be able to remember even the most sophisticated foreign words really fast.
Remembering weekly appointments and meeting times with memory techniques is a very doable task. The trick is to associate the meeting with the time of the day. This may sound quite confusing when expressed in one sentence but is very doable when you know how to do it.
Remembering anniversaries and historical dates: again it can be done with memory techniques. The trick is to associate the historical date with the event. It can be done when you know how to remember numbers. Again, it may sound confusing when said in one sentence but is very doable when you know how to do it.
As you understand, memory techniques can make your life much better. With them, you don’t need to struggle to remember vital information. You can apply memory techniques and remember everything effortlessly and much faster.