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Your Memory will help to expand your memory abilities beyond what you thought possible. To those who say mnemonic memory aids are just tricks and not kenjeth of higher learning, Higbee offers this quote from a researcher: I read the first chapter yesterday, this book seems to be spot-on. They are memory tools that leverage the power of meaningfulness, organization, visualization, and attention.

Excellent book with really practical information. The reason why I rated this 4, instead of 5 stars is due to the defensive nature, I felt, from this book. Dec 12, Caspar Vega rated it really liked it.

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The focus of the writer clearly was on the ‘matter’ a I loved it. This book will give me the edge I need. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Aug 21, Sarede Switzer rated it it was amazing. Overall this is a great book to help you grasp how your memory functions and ways to help remember things.

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Your Memory: How It Works and How to Improve It

Fabulous place to start and get a solid foundation of knowledge and techniques. I’ve been losing my bridge games far too often: There is a lot of repitition of ideas for the various methods, but that really is somewhat to be expected.

I wish someone had taught me these methods many moons ago instead of having to seek them out myself. Trivia About Your Memory: The professor would show us photos of up to 30 individuals at a time. I’m alre The best book out there on memory, mnemonics and how to use your memory more effectively.

Been experimenting with the Peg and Phonetic Mnemonics.

Refresh and try again. Nearly all-encompassing study manual on memory. I just wanted to improve my memory for things that I’m interested in remembering long term, as well as short term, such as shopping and to-do lists. May 22, Henning rated it really liked it. Definitely a must-read in my mind. But I thought this made for a much more educational, much easier read. However, I believe it is also true for the contrary. Mar 17, Jason rated it really liked it.

For someone who thinks this book may help you improve your memory by remembering books that you’ve read like meit may be a disappointment. I really wish I read memorh while I was in school or varsity, I would have been one of the top students: Aug 14, Barnabas rated it it was amazing Shelves: I find it to be inspiring to see its great applications and that most people benefit greatly from these techniques.


A book worth reading for any college or high school student. My only problem was that the author spent an inordinate amount of time explaining how other people found this memorry and on personal anecdotes although some people may enjoy reading this.

Your Memory : How it Works and How to Improve it

Highbee does a terrific a job both conveying that mnemonics work and explaining how they’re used. Upon recall, I could remember every name of the pictures we were shown. Remember the names and faces of people you meet?

There are better memory books than this. The peg system is a more general mnemonic technique that overcomes these limitations. This book offers both methods for improving your memory as well as a lot of cited tests to back up the claims made within. I gave this book a 4, msmory of the layout and how thoroughly mnemonics were discussed.