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:
Memory is a lot like a muscle--you need to work it!
|Publisher:||Career Press, Incorporated|
|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