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Best Books on Memory

Recommendations from 5 articles, Bill Gates, Derek Sivers, Tim Cowlishaw and 4 others.
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Moonwalking with Einstein
The Art and Science of Remembering Everything
Joshua Foer - 2011-03-03
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Discover the incredible power of human memory with this electrifying work of journalism. Follow the year-long journey of author Joshua Foer as he learns from top "mental athletes," delves into cutting-edge research, and explores the surprising cultural history of remembering. This instant bestseller is poised to become a classic, revolutionizing our concept of memory and reminding us that we are the sum of our memories.
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A Mind for Numbers
How to Excel at Math and Science (Even If You Flunked Algebra)
Barbara Oakley - 2014-07-31
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"Unlock your Math Potential" - A Mind for Numbers by Barbara Oakley provides readers with the tools to tackle math and science with ease. As an Engineering professor who struggled with math, Oakley has discovered secrets to mastering complex subjects that even successful students wish they had known earlier. Through her book, Oakley shows us that math requires both analytical and creative thinking and provides methods to effectively learn, understand, and excel in the subject. Don't let math intimidate you any longer; A Mind for Numbers has everything you need to revolutionize your learning experience!
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The Art Of Memory
Frances A Yates - 2001-04-01 (first published in 1966)
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Delve into the fascinating history of the ancient Greeks' memory system, which was based on impressing 'places' and 'images' on the mind. Inherited and refined by the Romans, this technique passed into European tradition and was later revived in occult form during the Renaissance. Frances Yates' book sheds light on various subjects, such as Dante's Divine Comedy, the form of the Shakespearian theatre, and the history of ancient architecture. Beyond its enthralling storytelling, The Art of Memory provides valuable contributions to aesthetics, psychology, philosophy, science, and literature.
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Unlimited Memory
How to Use Advanced Learning Strategies to Learn Faster, Remember More and be More Productive
Kevin Horsley - 2014-01-26
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Unleash Your Memory Potential with These Strategic Techniques! Discover how to concentrate, remember crucial information at will, and boost your productivity levels with Kevin Horsley's Unlimited Memory. Find out how top memory experts use their powers to easily focus, and learn skills such as using imagination to remember mundane information, mental mapping, and a foolproof method for never forgetting names. This insightful guide will ensure that you remember more in less time, increase your attention span and recall, and become an expert in your field.
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Power Foods for the Brain
An Effective 3-Step Plan to Protect Your Mind and Strengthen Your Memory
Neal D Barnard MD FACC - 2013-02-19
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Discover the power foods that protect your brain and optimize its function with a groundbreaking program created by clinical researcher and bestselling author Dr. Neal Barnard. In this effective 3-step plan, Dr. Barnard reveals which foods to increase in your diet and which to avoid, and shows you specific exercises and supplements that can make a difference. This program will not only boost brain health but could also reduce your risk of Alzheimer's disease, stroke, and other issues. Get ready to improve your cognitive function with a detailed menu plan, recipes, and time-saving kitchen tips.
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Brain Food
The Surprising Science of Eating for Cognitive Power
Lisa Mosconi PhD - 2018-03-06
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Discover how to eat for optimal brain health with expert advice from a certified integrative nutritionist and neuroscientist in this groundbreaking book. With comprehensive lists of what to eat and avoid, a detailed quiz, and mouth-watering recipes, you'll learn why the brain's dietary needs are different from other organs, and how to bust through common dietary myths for a healthy mind. Perfect for anyone looking to improve memory, prevent cognitive decline, or just sharpen their mental edge.
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How to Develop a Brilliant Memory Week by Week
50 Proven Ways to Enhance Your Memory Skills
Dominic O'Brien - 2014-01-21 (first published in 2005)
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This book, by eight times World Memory Champion Dominic O'Brien, teaches techniques and strategies for memory enhancement. With a step-by-step program, it introduces tried and tested skills that will expand mental capacities at a realistic but impressive rate. Perfect for anyone looking to improve their memory abilities.
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The Memory Book
The Classic Guide to Improving Your Memory at Work, at School, and at Play
Harry Lorayne - 1986-06-12 (first published in 1974)
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Enhance your memory and unleash your mind's hidden power with a simple and fail-safe memory system presented by Harry Lorayne and Jerry Lucas in this valuable book. Learn how to store phone numbers, data, figures, and appointments right in your head, and easily remember foreign words and phrases. Boost your reading speed and comprehension and excel in your academic and social circles with this unique system.
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Boost Your Brain
The New Art and Science Behind Enhanced Brain Performance
Majid Fotuhi, Christina Breda Antoniades - 2013-10-01
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This neuroscience book offers groundbreaking advances in brain fitness and shows how you can increase brain performance and size at any age. Written by Majid Fotuhi, MD, PhD, this book is a guide to his innovative brain fitness program designed to help sharpen brain performance. The book offers concrete advice for spurring new cell growth, foods to help build new synapses, and more. With this book, you will gain better focus, memory, and creativity.
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Memory Improvement
How To Improve Your Memory In Just 30 Days
Ron White - 2001-01-01
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Unleash your memory potential with the proven techniques in this book. Discover a new filing system for your brain that will help you retain information, remember names and faces, give presentations without notes, and even memorize entire chapters word for word. Written by a two-time USA Memory Champion, this book is full of practical skills that can improve your grades, study skills, and overall memory comprehension. Don't miss out on the chance to elevate your memory skills with this essential guide. Plus, get a FREE video of Easy As 1-2-3 Memory Tricks included!
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Searching for Memory
Daniel L Schacter - 1997-05-02
Remember, Remember by Ed Cooke
How to Remember Anything by Dean Vaughn
The Memory Illusion by Dr. Julia Shaw