Improve Your Memory (Ron Fry's How to Study Program)
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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 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-- IMPROVE YOUR MEMORY is the only book you need to improve your memory power for a lifetime.
Grenada) “I-, I-, I-onization. I-, I-, I-onization. Oh, this is, oh, this is a dissociative reaction in chemistry.” And there’s the case of one of Robert Frost’s most loved poems, “Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening.” Did you ever realize that you could sing the entire poem to the music of “Hernando’s Hideaway” by Xavier Cugat? Try it with the last four lines—“The woods are lovely dark and deep, but I have promises to keep, and miles to go before I sleep. And miles to go before I sleep.”
or squirms (or feels restless mentally). 6. Can’t (or doesn’t want to) wait for his turn during group activities. 7. Will often interrupt with an answer before a question is completed. 8. Has problems with chore or job follow-through. 9. Can’t play quietly easily. 10. Impulsively jumps into physically dangerous activities without weighing the consequences. 11. Easily loses things (pencils, tools, papers) necessary to complete school or work projects. 12. Interrupts others inappropriately.
around them, focusing on a single item is difficult. Just try having a conversation with an ADD person while a television is on. Short, but very intense, attention span. Though it can’t be defined in terms of minutes or hours, anything ADD people find boring immediately loses their attention. Other projects may hold their rapt and extraordinarily intense attention for hours or days. Disorganization. ADD children are often chronically disorganized—their rooms are messy, their desks a shambles,
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of us, if we are to have exceptional memories, must make a special effort. Can You Twist and Shout… And Remember? First and foremost, there are three very different kinds of memory—visual, verbal, and kinesthetic, each of which can be strong or weak, and only the first two of which are associated with your brain. (This is, of course, a gross simplification of what we term “memory.” Surveys have found more than a hundred different memory tasks in everyday life that can cause people