How to Improve your Memory for Study

Author:   Jonathan Hancock
Publisher:   Pearson Education Limited
ISBN:  

9780273750055


Pages:   216
Publication Date:   15 November 2011
Format:   Paperback
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This book will show you how to use memory to revolutionise the way you study. It combines the latest research about how the memory works with practical strategies for putting it to use in every aspect of study. How To Improve Your Memory explores everything we know about the thinking and learning skills required to succeed. It's about developing a smart and efficient approach, using the brain at its best, and taking the stress and strain out of study in all its forms. This text is designed to interest, reassure, inspire, train and, ultimately, to make studying in all its forms more enjoyable and more successful.

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Author:   Jonathan Hancock
Publisher:   Pearson Education Limited
Imprint:   Pearson Education Limited
Dimensions:   Width: 14.40cm , Height: 1.10cm , Length: 21.70cm
Weight:   0.270kg
ISBN:  

9780273750055


ISBN 10:   0273750054
Pages:   216
Publication Date:   15 November 2011
Audience:   Adult education ,  Further / Higher Education
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In Print   Availability explained
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Table of Contents

Foreword Preface Acknowledgements How to use this book Your study brain 1 What is memory? 2 How memories are made 3 Switch on your memory 4 The right frame of mind Where study starts 5 Warming up 6 Strategies for success Learn to remember 7 Making memories 8 Telling stories 9 Memory journeys Take it all in 10 Re-learning to read 11 Listen and learn Right shape, right space 12 Getting physical 13 Memory zones Total recall 14 Student survival 15 Memory for exams Further reading

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Jonathan Hancock is a graduate of Oxford University, a double world record breaker and former World Memory Champion, and the author of nine books on memory and learning. His tenth has just been published as part of Hodder's popular Teach Yourself series. He has demonstrated his learning techniques on numerous radio and TV programmes, run memory training courses in business and education, and now works as a teacher in a busy city school. In 2008 he joined forces with The Learning Skills Foundation to become Founder of The Junior Memory Championship, the first national memory competition for primary-school children. He is preparing to launch The Senior Memory Championship. Foreword by Professor Alan Baddeley. With degrees from the Universities of London, Princeton and Cambridge, he is a world authority on human memory. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society, the British Academy and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and Advisor to The Learning Skills Foundation. Alan Baddeley has a number of honorary degrees, and was awarded the CBE for his contribution to the study of memory.

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