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How I Got Into Memory

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How I Got Into Memory

For many years I believed I had a bad memory. I used to forget what people were talking to me about shortly after. I was never good at remembering names. I was horrified of speaking to a group people, anxious that I’d forget or say something silly. I barely even read as I’d get mentally exhausted when attempting to read, and re-read, and re-read, only to forget what I had read!…Continue reading

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How To Become A Memory Champion

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How To Become A Memory Champion

EACH YEAR PEOPLE of many nations come together for the World Memory Championships, where participants sit and memorise for an allotted time. Once memorisation time finishes, a recall period is given allowing competitors to show what they remembered. The purpose of the competition is to see who has the best and most effective memory. It sounds extremely nerdy and only for really smart people. That’s what I first thought, too, before entering it myself…Continue reading

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