You Can Have an Amazing Memory: Learn Life-Changing Techniques and Tips from the Memory Maestro

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Never forget a name or a number again! Dominic O'Brien is legendary for winning the World Memory Championship eight times and outwitting the casinos of Las Vegas to win a fortune at blackjack. Here, for the first time, he reveals his secrets for memory mastery. Follow his brain-boosting techniques and turn your mind into a super-powered computer that will recall PIN numbers with ease, remember directions, and help bring you success in business, leisure, and relationships.

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Never forget a name or a number again! Dominic O'Brien is legendary for winning the World Memory Championship eight times and outwitting the casinos of Las Vegas to win a fortune at blackjack. Here, for the first time, he reveals his secrets for memory mastery. Follow his brain-boosting techniques and turn your mind into a super-powered computer that will recall PIN numbers with ease, remember directions, and help bring you success in business, leisure, and relationships.

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  • ISBN-13: 9781907486456
  • Publisher: Watkins Media
  • Publication date: 1/1/1999
  • Pages: 244
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.30 (h) x 0.62 (d)

Meet the Author

Dominic O'Brien is author of Learn to Remember, How to Develop a Brilliant Memory Week by Week, and How to Pass Exams.

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Table of Contents

Foreword 7

How to use this book 10

Chapter 1 Your memory, my memory 12

Chapter 2 How it all began 18

Chapter 3 Memory and creativity 23

Chapter 4 The power of association 27

Chapter 5 Dimensions of association 29

Chapter 6 Chains of association 33

Chapter 7 The Link Method 37

Chapter 8 Eureka! My first successful attempt 43

Chapter 9 Devising the Journey Method 48

Chapter 10 Using the Journey Method 53

Chapter 11 Evidence for the Journey Method 63

Chapter 12 Top 5 tips for creating a memory journey bank 68

Chapter 13 Spinning the memory plates 75

Chapter 14 From cards to numbers 81

Chapter 15 The Dominic System 90

Chapter 16 Double pairs and complex images 96

Chapter 17 Becoming card sharp: multiple decks 100

Chapter 18 Getting up to speed 110

Chapter 19 Decoding the brain: From techniques to technology 114

Chapter 20 The first World Memory Championships 121

Chapter 21 Championship practice: Binary digits 124

Chapter 22 Championship practice: Names and faces 129

Chapter 23 Championship practice: Abstract images 137

Chapter 24 The memory champion's life: Making speeches 141

Chapter 25 The memory champion's life: How to be a fact factory 149

Chapter 26 Using the tools: Study and learning 154

Chapter 27 Using the tools: Everyday ways to train your memory 164

Chapter 28 Using the tools: Just for fun 174

Chapter 29 Age equals experience, not forgetfulness! 179

Chapter 30 I've done all that, now what can I expect? 190

Chapter 31 Look at what you can do now! 194

Afterword: The champions of the future 202

Index 208

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