Unleash the hidden power of your mind through Harry Lorayne and Jerry Lucas's simple, fail-safe memory system, and you can become more effective, more imaginative, and more powerful, at work, at school, in sports and play. Discover how easy it is to: file phone numbers, data, figures, and appointments right in your head; learn foreign words and phrases with ease; read with speed--and greater understanding; shine in the classroom--and shorten study hours; dominate social situations, and more....
|Title||:||The Memory Book: The Classic Guide to Improving Your Memory at Work, at School, and at Play|
|Format Type||:||Kindle Edition|
|Number of Pages||:||242 pages|
|Status||:||Available For Download|
|Last checked||:||21 Minutes ago!|
The Memory Book: The Classic Guide to Improving Your Memory at Work, at School, and at Play Reviews
firstly there's nothing in this book you can't find on the internet, after reading the whole book there's only a few things il take away from it. it's worth a read if it's lying about but I wouldn't go out my way to find it.
The Memory Book is a guide written by Harry Lorayne and Jerry Lucas. Although it looks like a novel, the book is more like a textbook in that to really get the most out of it, one has to do the suggested activities while reading the book. The point of this book is, if not already evident, to help improve one's memory.
I don't have much to say about this book. I do like the idea behind the book, and I think the method can be quite powerful for memorizing things. However, I found most of the book t ...more
Simply put: It works well, but requires putting much additional energy into creating memory sequences that I feel are not practical for the person looking for general memorization tricks
There are some people out there with great memories and excellent interpersonal skills. We've all probably met someone like this.... They seem to remember your name, your face, and little details about your life and past conversations way more than the average person. And we all LOVE being around these people. They make us feel important and valued, because it could be a year since you've seen them (and you only met them once), and they will recall specific details about your life and ask about ...more
Absolutely fantastic. Beautiful techniques that you cannot (ahem... pardon the pun) forget...
I am giving this book a very high rating because I think I read it but I can't remember but I'm guessing that it was very, very good. Books like this tend to be good (or at least good for you). I do not remember where I put it but it is here somewhere. I could not recall the name of the book but remembered the ISBN so it was easy to search on that.
I do recall that my children and husband gave it to me for some special event (birthday, Christmas, Saturday, or something.) I also know that co-autho ...more
I can't remember what it's about.
Classic, still has lots to teach
There are quite a few dated references (circa 1974), and the techniques are shown with painfully lengthy examples, but the ideas are basic enough to get the first time through, with plenty of chance to practice. Groundbreaking work on the Peg System, Link System, and Loci System.