7 Tips on How to Improve Your Memory ...

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Are you wondering how to improve your memory?

We have to retain so much information these days that it's no wonder we sometimes find it difficult.

It can be quite frustrating at how much we forget.

but there are lots of handy tricks that will help you train your brain.

These are just some of the ways that you can learn how to improve your memory …

1. Word Association

When you need to know how to improve your memory, try using word association.

Do you struggle to remember the names of people you've just met?2

If you meet someone who wears glasses, and their name is Gina, think of Gina's Gorgeous Glasses.

Or if you need to remember that Napoleon was defeated at Waterloo, think of the Emperor pulling the toilet chain.

The sillier the association, the easier it may be to remember.

2. Break It down

It's all very well having a list of numbers programmed in your phone, but what do you do if you lose your phone?

Of course, you should have a back-up list somewhere, but there are times when it's useful to have a number memorised.

A good way to do this is to break down the number into groups of digits.

This also works with PIN and other numbers.

3. Repetition

This is another technique that helps for remembering names.

When you meet a lot of people at the same time, it's difficult to remember what they're all called.

Try repeating their name while you're talking to them.

It's also useful if you're trying to learn a new practical skill - talk yourself through the steps as you work on them.

4. Acronyms

Acronyms are a good way of remembering a list (although it does help if some of the words begin with vowels!).

So if you're trying to remember that you need to buy bread, milk, cheese, oranges and sausages, your acronym will be COMBS.

This is also a useful memory aid for tests and exams.

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