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Joshua Foer: Feats of memory anyone can do | Video on TED.com

There are people who can quickly memorize lists of thousands of numbers, the order of all the cards in a deck (or ten!), and much more.
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Simon Andrews's curator insight, July 29, 2014 11:08 AM

Learn how to change an upper case 'Baker' into a lower case 'baker'!

I nice look at the history of memory techniques and some great practical hints at the same time.

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How To Improve Your Memory With the Memory Palace Technique

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Creative visualization: The best academic tool for students and teachers

Creative visualization: The best academic tool for students and teachers | Serious Play | Scoop.it
Creative visualization , definitely has the power to improve academic skills


Teachers often use diverse techniques and mediums in the class rooms for enhancing and enriching the student’s knowledge and concepts.(...) In addition, various institutes have initiated a more effective system that has proved to be more communicative and interactive i-e of creative visualization. By capturing the interest of the students, this technique  grasps one’s attention more abruptly, leaving a long lasting impact upon their memory. This would help to clarify various conflicts and contradictions that may have meddled in and have hampered the academic success of the student. Let’s see how it actually works...

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10 Apps For Improving Memory Skills

10 Apps For Improving Memory Skills | Serious Play | Scoop.it

One of the skills we probably don’t teach enough to our students is how to develop their memory. Though we increasingly ask them to remember content and skill strategies, how often do we help them exercise those skills in a low-stakes way? These fun apps and games will help every user—young or old—to develop better memory skills.


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Rob Hatfield, M.Ed.'s curator insight, November 9, 2013 7:35 PM

These are needed lifelong learning skills.

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How to Build a Memory Palace

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At the World Memory Championships, top competitors memorize the order of 20 shuffled decks of cards in an hour and more than 500 random digits in 15 minutes, among other events. Think you have what it takes?
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Revision techniques: how to build a memory palace - Telegraph

Revision techniques: how to build a memory palace - Telegraph | Serious Play | Scoop.it
Spatial memory techniques tap into the most fundamental capacities of our brains, and help us learn more information than you ever thought you could retain. They are rather fun too, explains Ed Cooke.
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