Don'T Forget!

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Human memory starts to decline at age 16, and can drop 30 percent by the time we reach 70. Fortunately, by keeping our minds actice as we grow older, we can develop a superior ability to organize facts, making them easier to recall. That is the basis for the well-known memory-training techniques developed at Stanford University.Don’t Forget! collects more than 100 fun exercises proven to help people develop a sharper, longer memory. They focus on real concerns and everyday tasks: matching names to faces, ...
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Overview


Human memory starts to decline at age 16, and can drop 30 percent by the time we reach 70. Fortunately, by keeping our minds actice as we grow older, we can develop a superior ability to organize facts, making them easier to recall. That is the basis for the well-known memory-training techniques developed at Stanford University.Don’t Forget! collects more than 100 fun exercises proven to help people develop a sharper, longer memory. They focus on real concerns and everyday tasks: matching names to faces, remembering directions, learning new skills. This edition even includes a new chapter on how to help children develop their memories, from infancy through high school.

Our memory normally starts to decline at age 16, and has dropped up to 30 percent by the time we reach 70. This memory-training manual collects more than 100 exercises which have been proven to develop a sharper, longer memory, based on the author's popular memory-retaining courses. Photos; drawings.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780201483369
  • Publisher: Da Capo Press
  • Publication date: 6/1/1995
  • Edition description: Expanded ed
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 292
  • Product dimensions: 0.66 (w) x 5.50 (h) x 8.50 (d)

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Since 1979 Danielle C. Lapp has been a member of the memory research team in the Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Department at Stanford University. A native of France, she attended the Universities of Strasbourg, Nice, and Paris Sorbonne. She leads memory-training courses based on the techniques in Don’t Forget!
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