Memory in the age of Google

I am often asked “Why do we need to develop our memory when we have Google?” Here is a short Skype interview with my friend Terry Brock. Funny, unique and interactive in his entertaining conference keynotes and workshops, Bob Gray reveals the untapped potential in each of us. His empowering [...]
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Should you cram for exams?

Do you cram for exams? Do you typically spend hours cramming the night before? We have all had instances in our lives where we have fallen behind in our studies, or we just plain procrastinate and leave our studying until the last minute.  It may work for you, but it’s certainly not the [...]
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Your Brain Lies To You

Your brain doesn’t always tell you the truth, it often lies to you. Answer this problem quickly. A coffee and a cookie together cost $1.10. The coffee cost $1 more than the cookie. How much does the coffee cost? Most people say $1, which is wrong. The coffee costs $1.05 and the cookie 5¢. [...]
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Memorize US Presidents

Arthur to McKinley In my previous posts I had you memorize the 1st 20 US presidents by linking them together in groups of five to four separate rooms in your home, with the first president, Washington, associated to your 1st location in your home, I used my downstairs hallway and placed a huge [...]
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Memorize the US Presidents

Lincoln to Garfield How to memorize the US Presidents. In my previous posts I had you memorize the 1st fifteen presidents by linking them together in groups of five to three separate rooms in your home, with the first president, Washington, associated to your 1st location in your home, I used [...]
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Memorize the US Presidents

Polk to Buchanan Memorize the US Presidents. In my previous two posts I had you memorize the 1st ten presidents by linking them together in groups of five to two separate rooms in your home, with the first president, Washington, associated to your 1st location in your home, as an example I used [...]
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Remember the US Presidents

Quincy Adams to Harrison Remember the US Presidents. I mentioned in my previous post how as a keynote presenter I often have the audience remember the US Presidents as a creative exercise for forming images. I thought I would extend it beyond the first 10 and write a series of posts to show how [...]
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