Max Your Memory is the first visually led program that will help sharpen your memory in ways big and small.
Accessible and non-academic, the book is a compendium of simple and engaging exercises, strategies, tips and techniques to boost memory skills at all ages.
Written by Dr. Michelon, The Memory Practice’s founder, the book was published in Jan. 2012 by D.K. It is popular in the US, UK and Canada and is also available in Brazil, Russia and Sweden.
“Max Your Memory (DK) by Pascale Michelon contains dozens of exercises and tips for remembering things like faces and keys and…what was it, again, that we were looking for?” – The Wall Street Journal
“Are you feeling overwhelmed by the amount of information you constantly have to juggle inside your head? Have you already forgotten the name of that person you were introduced to only yesterday? Always leaving your keys at home? Help is here! Max Your Memory will clear the brain fog and make your memory fighting fit once again.” – Scientific American Book Club
“Max your working memory with brain games and teasers!” – SharpBrains.com
Check out the book contents.
- explains what “memory” is, the different types we have and how they work together to gather, sift and process information
- explains some of the reasons why we forget and asks whether it is possible to improve the ability to learn and recall information.
Throughout this section there are many exercises to complete offering interactivity, which is a major element of the book.
Exercise chapters (2-7)
- focus on how to improve short-term memory, long-term memory, creative memory (imagination) organizational memory
- plus there are chapters for improving memory in everyday tasks, such as remembering names and faces, to-do lists, and long numbers.
- each chapter begins with a “check-in” self-assessment. A variety of exercises follow, punctuated by technique features. Helpful tips and strategies pop up throughout these chapters too.
- each chapter ends with a round of “check-out” exercises allowing the reader to compare their result with the “check-in” score and assess their overall improvement.
- focuses on the importance of physical health to memory, with tips on how to manage stress and deal with sleep issues.
- offers a range of physical exercises and diet tips which can have a positive effect on the ability to retain memories and form new ones.