Improve your Memory

Are you learning a new language? Are you struggling with how to remember words? Find out here our best tips to improve your memory.

Memory Tip #5: Use Visualization Techniques

By Lingholic / December 26, 2012 / 2 Comments
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Visualization techniques are the bedrock of memorable mnemonics, and they are what memory experts use when memorizing long strings of numbers, people’s names, or lists of words in competitions (yes there is such a thing as memory championships). Some people’s imagery is largely nonvisual: visceral or emotional or kinesthetic or […]

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Memory Tip #4: Learn From CONTEXT

By Lingholic / December 26, 2012 / 2 Comments
Learn from context

Context, especially in language learning, is fundamental to memorizing words and phrases. Luca Lampariello, a well-known polyglot with a popular YouTube channel who speaks over 10 languages, puts it simply: context is king. Imagine yourself visiting Paris, the City of Light. You don’t speak an ounce of French, and while […]

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Memory Tip #3: Use Mnemonics

By Lingholic / December 26, 2012 / 0 Comments
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A word derived from the name Mnemosyne, the Greek goddess of memory, a mnemonic is any device that helps us to memorize a piece or pieces of information, such as a verse or a formula. Tony Buzan is a well-known English author and educational consultant. In “Moonwalking with Einstein,” where […]

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Memory Tip #2: Pay Attention, Focus

By Lingholic / December 26, 2012 / 2 Comments

Harry Lorayne, in his book “How To Develop a Super Power Memory,” asks this simple question: Which light is on top of the traffic light? Is it the Red or the Green? Say you were in a TV show where a lot of money was on the line; would you […]

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Twelve Awesome Ways to Drastically Improve Your Memory – Memory Tip #1: Put in Your Emotions

By Lingholic / December 26, 2012 / 2 Comments
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    Who we are and what we do is fundamentally a function of what we remember. ―Joshua Foer, Moonwalking with Einstein Once upon a time, every literate person was versed in the art of memory. Indeed, memory was considered a centerpiece of classical education in the language arts, on […]

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