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Mnemonic Peg Memory System. Description The Peg System is a mnemonic method for learning and remembering lists of items.

Mnemonic Peg Memory System

The method works by associating each item in the list with a previously learned "peg word" that represents the numerical position of the item.. For very short lists, peg words can be simple rhymes for the numbers, for example: “Tip-of-the-Tongue Syndrome,” Transactive Memory, and How the Internet Is Making Us Smarter. By Maria Popova “A public library keeps no intentional secrets about its mechanisms; a search engine keeps many.”

“Tip-of-the-Tongue Syndrome,” Transactive Memory, and How the Internet Is Making Us Smarter

“The dangerous time when mechanical voices, radios, telephones, take the place of human intimacies, and the concept of being in touch with millions brings a greater and greater poverty in intimacy and human vision,” Anaïs Nin wrote in her diary in 1946, decades before the internet as we know it even existed. Her fear has since been echoed again and again with every incremental advance in technology, often with simplistic arguments about the attrition of attention in the age of digital distraction. Big Think. There are only two events in the universe that defy the laws of physics: black holes and the big bang, and while scientists try to explain them, crucial evidence may be eaten up in the meantime.

Big Think

Christophe Galfard's book is "The Universe in Your Hand A Journey Through Space, Time, and Beyond" ( Read more at BigThink.com: Follow Big Think here:YouTube: Transcript - The interesting thing about trying to unravel the laws of nature is that yes, we have found some laws. Lateral Thinking Puzzles - Preconceptions. Lateral thinking puzzles that challenge your preconceptions. 1.

Lateral Thinking Puzzles - Preconceptions

How to Memorize Verbatim Text. If you are visiting from StumbleUpon and like this article and tool, please consider giving it a thumbs up.

How to Memorize Verbatim Text

Thanks! How to Study Less by Learning Things Once. Can I increase my brain power? What happens when you attach several electrodes to your forehead, connect them via wires to a nine-volt battery and resistor, ramp up the current and send an electrical charge directly into your brain?

Can I increase my brain power?

How to Train Your Brain and Boost Your Memory Like a USA Memory Champion. 6 Ways to Enhance Your Problem Solving Skills. Have you ever thought of yourself as a problem solver?

6 Ways to Enhance Your Problem Solving Skills

I’m guessing not. But in reality we are constantly solving problems. And the better we are at it, the easier our lives are. Problems arise in many shapes and forms. 12 Things You Never Knew On How To Think Effectively. Effective thinking is something that can be practiced and developed over time.

12 Things You Never Knew On How To Think Effectively

Everything begins and ends with the brain-heart connection. How you think either connects or disconnects the two. Here are some ways to think effectively that you never thought could be so easy. 1. Identify and reverse negative core beliefs. “I’m not good enough.” How to Focus A Wandering Mind, by Wendy Hasenkamp.

New research reveals what happens in a wandering mind—and sheds light on the cognitive and emotional benefits of increased focus.

How to Focus A Wandering Mind, by Wendy Hasenkamp

Juegos y entrenamiento online para tu cerebro - Memorado. On Pi Day, finding strength in numbers. March 14 is Pi Day, 3-14!

On Pi Day, finding strength in numbers

Daniel Tammet painted this picture of how he sees the first 20 digits of pi. He set the European record for memorizing and reciting digits in 2004. The Exploratorium in San Francisco hosts an annual parade on Pi Day, where fans of the number make handmade number signs and march in order of pi's digits (3.14 ... ). The Exploratorium is installing this "pi shrine" on the sidewalk in front of its new location in San Francisco on Pi Day 2013.

Do-It-Yourself. Improve Your Memory with The Chunking Technique. Brain Fitness And Memory Programs, Brain Training - CogniFit. Using Pattern Recognition to Enhance Memory and Creativity - Maria Popova. "If seven friends in turn rapidly told him their phone numbers, he could calmly wait until the last digit was spoken and then, from memory, key all seven friends' numbers into his phone's contact list without error. " It seems to be the season for fascinating meditations on consciousness, exploring such questions as what happens while we sleep, how complex cognition evolved, and why the world exists. Pi Memorisation. This section will help you memorize Pi. Pi is defined, in Euclidean geometry, as a constant which is the ratio of a circle's circumference to its diameter.

Why Pi? Pi is a challenge to memorize because the number of digits in it are infinite, and there's no discernable pattern anywhere to the order of the digits. There are many other constants with these qualities (most notably e, the base of natural logarithms, and the square root of 2), but since Pi is usually introduced in geometry before other similar numbers, Pi is the most recognizable of these numbers. Together, all these qualities help make Pi a classic challenge, and allow you to determine to what degree you wish to meet the challenge. Memorizing Dates - How To Remember Dates For A Test. Dates are often difficult to remember because they seem so random and obscure unless we can relate them to something specific.

For instance, the American Civil War started in 1861, but unless you have a strong interest in the specific timeline of the war, there is nothing special about the starting date that separates that date from any other. What makes 1861 stand apart from 1863 or 1851? How to Learn Without Memorizing. Photo by Edwin Stemp Rote memorization is an inefficient way to learn. Just retaining a single formula can mean pounding the same information into your skull dozens of times. If your computer hard drive had this accuracy, you’d probably throw it out. Unfortunately, you’re stuck with your brain. How to Remember a List of 10 Items in any order Method 2- Accelerated Learning.

You can increase your intelligence: 5 ways to maximize your cognitive potential. The views expressed are those of the author and are not necessarily those of Scientific American. Why Focus Makes Us Smarter. By Jason Selk Focus makes us smarter. In a recent study using mice, when their attention improved, so did their cognitive performance. The same is true for humans. Boost Your Brain Power: 7 Tips for Improving Your Memory. My Design Process: Everything You Need to Know. How 30 Minutes a Day Can Increase Your Intelligence. Creative Thinking - Exercises. Thinking Map. What is Mind Mapping? (and How to Get Started Immediately)

A mind map is a graphical way to represent ideas and concepts. It is a visual thinking tool that helps structuring information, helping you to better analyze, comprehend, synthesize, recall and generate new ideas. MindMap: Systems Thinking Skills. Yoga & Magical Thinking: A Defense. Lets face it, when it comes to magical thinking, yoga people are some of the worst perpetrators around. Technologies of Qi – Energy Flows Where Attention Goes. How to Memorize Things Quickly. How to Think Like a Genius.

Edit Article. How to think like Leonardo da Vinci. 40 websites that will make you cleverer right now. Mensa International.