Learn the US States and Capitals in Under 30 Minutes (Part 4)

In this series you are going to learn the first 20 US States and Capitals in under 10 minutes by doing what the experts do: using visual memory techniques. I’ll tell you exactly what to visualize in your minds’ eye and I’ll even draw you a picture. Focus on seeing each image in your head and you’ll be amazed at …

Learning Styles: Debunking the Myth, Why they are Dangerous

Learning styles are your preferred way to take in information. If you are a visual learner, then studying using pictures and visual aids will be more efficient than reading your course material or listening to it be spoken. Ponder that for a moment. You will be a better student and will learn more efficiently if you use your preferred learning …

Learn the US States and Capitals in Under 30 Minutes (Part 3)

In this series you are going to memorize the first 20 US states and capitals by doing what the experts do: using visual memory techniques. In part 2, we memorized the first five states: Montana, Wyoming, Utah, Arizona, and New Mexico. Now, we are going to work on: Colorado, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, and Kansas. I’ll tell you exactly …

Learn the US States and Capitals in Under 30 Minutes (Part 2)

In this series you are going to memorize the first 20 US states and capitals by doing what the experts do: using visual memory techniques. In part 1, we memorized the first five states: Washington, Oregon, California, Nevada, and Idaho. In this part, we are going to work on Montana, Wyoming, Utah, Arizona, and New Mexico. I’ll tell you exactly …

9 Proven Steps to Learn a Language in Just 30 Days

I took four years of Spanish in high school, and until this year, the only thing I could remember was tengo un fiesta en mis pantalones. For those who aren’t aware, that means I have a party in my pants. I’m sure you can envision why a teenager would find that hilarious, and thus so memorable. It’s been over 10 …

Learn the US States and Capitals in Under 30 Minutes (Part 1)

In this series you are going to learn the first 20 US States and Capitals in under 10 minutes by doing what the experts do: using visual memory techniques. I’ll tell you exactly what to visualize in your minds’ eye and I’ll even draw you a picture. Focus on seeing each image in your head and you’ll be amazed at …

How to Study Effectively: 7 Killer Ways to Boost Performance

If you’re a student you spend a significant amount of your time studying. If you are anything like most people, you waste your time with strategies that aren’t effective because most students just don’t know how to study effectively. That wasted time could be spent in hundreds of better ways. What are just a few strategies people think will help …

The PAO System: Remembering Like a Memory Champion

Before we discuss the PAO System, take a moment and reflect on the former chapters. Each of the strategies we have discussed uses techniques to take either numbers or lists of items and transforms them in a memorable image. All of the strategies use some sort of peg, whether its an actual object, like the Peg System, or a location …

The Major System: Memorizing Numbers With Incredible Speed

Numbers prove to be very difficult for people to remember. They are usually much more difficult than remembering words. Try to remember this short phrase: “four score and seven years ago.” It’s very simple, even if you aren’t familiar with US History. Ten minutes from now you would likely to be able to remember the phrase if I were to …

The Name Face Method: Never Forget Person’s Name Again

So far we’ve been talking about visual memory techniques for memorizing lists of objects, but there are so much more these techniques can do. The Name Face Method’s purpose is to, you guessed it, remember people’s names. I feel as if I’ve become a professional at getting people’s names without them knowing I don’t know theirs. There’s the ‘let me …