Five Tricks for Remembering Names
Rita J. King posted on LinkedIn with these tips on how to remember names.
Hack the Hippocampus: Memory Principles for Ads
Rita J. King posted on LinkedIn about Memory Layer’s principles of memory as they apply to the memorability of advertisements.
This video from Scientific American shows the parts of the brain active in both remembering and forgetting.
Trying to remember where you parked the car? This TED video shows exactly how your brain does it with an investigation down to the level of individual neurons.
Women and Memory
When it comes to memory, men and women are not always the same. One study showed that while women are better at remembering pleasant images, men are better at remember repulsive images.
Smells trigger strong memories, probably so that our ancestors could avoid poisonous plants, rotten food, and tribe member who posed a threat to us. Titan Arum - “Corpse Flower”
K - 5 teachers can get ideas for musical and rhythmic mnemonics from this study.
TIP: The key to all mnemonic techniques? Converting difficult to remember things into memorably vivid images. Red points - Kandinsky
TIP: Need a memory boost? Give your brain a workout with games like chess, Scrabble, or bridge.
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It turns out that people forage for memories in much the same way that birds forage for berries.
Having trouble remembering new names at parties? Try using a person’s name a few times in conversation to help it sink in. As an added benefit the other person will like you more since we all have a predisposition to enjoying hearing our own names. Just don’t over do it!
The hippocampus is the gateway to memory but can shrink with age. But recent research says that aerobic exercise may be able to reverse that decline.
People who interacted the most with family, friends and other people were less...– Brain Medicine—Reach Out And Touch Someone
TIP: Simplest and fastest way to improve your memory? Get plenty of sleep The Sleeping Gypsy (La Bohémienne endormie)
TIP: The key to all memory improvement techniques? Converting difficult to remember things into images Invention and Imagination - Stanton Macdonald-Wright “The subject matter may be described as depicting the two streams of human development: one technical, the other imaginative. They coalesce and fuse in what perhaps holds the greatest potentialities for art expression invented by man...