Master Your Memory: From America's Top Expert on Study Skills

Master Your Memory: From America's Top Expert on Study Skills

by Ron Fry

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Master Your Memory: From America's Top Expert on Study Skills by Ron Fry


Want to retain more of what you read, perform better on tests, or just remember where you left your car keys? Author Ron Fry's effective system has helped hundreds of thousands of people successfully adapt today's best memorization techniques to their own needs and situations. Packed with quizzes designed to pinpoint your specific trouble spots--as well as proven strategies for any memory-based task--Master Your Memory is the only book you need to improve your memory power for a lifetime.

Master Your Memory features:

  • Chapter quizzes that encourage readers to test their memory and identify areas that need the most improvement.
  • Proven memory retention techniques for students, professionals, or anyone struggling with a specific challenge, such as ADD.
  • Explanations of each memory technique to help you understand why specific strategies work and how to use them to do everything from remembering when an assignment is due to performing better on tests and presentations.

    Memory is a lot like a muscle--you need to work it!

  • Product Details

    ISBN-13: 9781632650719
    Publisher: Career Press, Incorporated
    Publication date: 12/26/2016
    Pages: 192
    Sales rank: 1,197,966
    Product dimensions: 5.20(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.60(d)

    About the Author


    Ron Fry is a nationally known proponent for the improvement of public education and an advocate for parents and students, playing an active role in strengthening personal education programs. In addition to being the author of the best-selling How to Study series, which has sold more than 3,000,000 copies to date, Fry has written more than 30 other books in the areas of education and careers. He is the founder and president of Career Press, an internationally known independent publisher of trade nonfiction books.

    Table of Contents

    Introduction: It's All in Your Mind 7

    Chapter 1 How We Remember and Why We Forget 19

    Chapter 2 How Good Is Your Memory Right Now? 29

    Chapter 3 Did Richard of York Really Give Battle in Vain? 41

    Chapter 4 As Easy as ABC or a Walk in the Park 57

    Chapter 5 Oh, Hi There, uh, Buddy 69

    Chapter 6 Remember More of What You Read 81

    Chapter 7 Remember English Vocabulary and Spelling and Foreign Languages 93

    Chapter 8 Remember Numbers: Shapes, Rhymes, and the Major System 107

    Chapter 9 Remember Numbers: The Dominic and PAO Systems 121

    Chapter 10 Remember Speeches and Oral Reports, Directions, Appointments, Dates, Equations, Formulas, and More 135

    Chapter 11 Never Fear Tests Again 153

    Chapter 12 Look How Much You've Learned! 163

    Appendix: Suggested Peg Words for Numbers 21 to 100 177

    Index 181

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