How to Memorize Anything
Editor’s note: This is a guest post from two-time USA Memory Champion, Ron White. What if you could play a game of cards with your buddies and recall every card that had been played? You can. What if you could meet a client today and six months later see him at a football game and recall his name along with his wife’s and kids’ names? You can. What if you could look at a 50 digit number for 90 seconds and then repeat the number forwards and backwards from memory? So how do you master your memory to this level? Here’s how to begin: Select 5 rooms in your home or office.In each room, number 5 large items. Let’s say that you want to memorize all the Super Bowl winners. So you would be looking at a list that looks like this: Green Bay PackersGreen Bay PackersNew York JetsKansas City ChiefsBaltimore ColtsDallas CowboysMiami DolphinsMiami DolphinsPittsburgh SteelersPittsburgh Steelers In order to remember anything, it must be an image that you can imagine. Now this is where it gets fun.
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