FRED B. CHERNOW
Paramus, New Jersey 07652
Prentice Hall Direct
Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data
Chernow, Fred B.
The sharper mind / Fred B. Chernow.
1. Mnemonics. 2. Memory. I. Title.
BF385.C453 1997 97-23322
153.1’4 - dc21 CIP
To my dear wife, Carol, who for more than 40 years has made our days
together worth remembering.
© 1997 by Prentice Hall, Inc.
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What This Book Will Do for You
Unlocking Your Memory Power
How You Can Improve Your Short-Term Memory
Five Ways to Hold on to Permanent Memory
How Your Memory Encodes Information
How Your Memory Recollects Data
How Your Brain Uses Your Mind’s Eye to Remember
Forging Memory Links into a Chain
Enhance Your Memory by Using Your Five Senses Using Color
to Energize Your Memory Six Ways to Remove
the Memory Blocks That Hold You Back Mementos
Building Memory Associations
How to Use Conscious Associations
How to Put the Association Circle to Work for You
Learn This Better Way to Memorize Lists of Items
How to Use Visual and Verbal Elaboration
Get Good Results Using the Link System
Using the Story System to Help You Remember
Combining the Link System with Association
Pairs Putting the Peg System to Work in Your Daily Life
Visualizing a Number-Shape System
How You Can Benefit from Hearing an Alphabet Peg System
How to Use Pegs to Keep Track of Appointments
Boosting Your Learning Potential