Memory

You can double your memory in 40 days

With a simple technique, ordinary people can train their memory to remember more than twice as many random words. Your brain only needs to learn to work in a different way.

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Every year there are remembered world championships for 'super abstainers'.

But a new study by Dutch scientists 30087-9? _ReturnURL = http% 3A% 2F% 2Flinkinghub.elsevier.com% 2Fretrieve% 2Fpii% 2FS0896627317300879% 3Fshowall% 3Dtrue {"target": "_ blank"}) shows that these super abstainers are no different are put together than you and me. Dead normal people can learn to remember up to 50% more.

Brain works the same

The researchers compared the brains of 23 super abstainers with those of 23 'normal' people who resembled them in terms of gender, age and other characteristics.

And the research showed that the anatomy of the brains of super-abstainers was no different than that of the control group.

The only difference was that the brain regions of the super-abstainers worked together in a different way than those of ordinary people.

Everyone can learn to remember

In the second phase of the research, the scientists tried to make super test subjects out of ordinary test subjects.

They picked 51 people with a normal memory from the street and gave them a half-hour memory training for 40 days a day.

They measured the result by having the participants remember as many words as possible from a list of 72. Before the test, they remembered an average of 26 words, and afterwards no less than 62.

Associations are the key

The researchers applied different remembering techniques to the test subjects, and one of them appeared to be more effective than all the others.

It concerned the so-called 'strategic remembering technique', also known as a route plan, in which the participant must relate an object to a specific place.

In this case, for example, they could speak mouse associate with the dining room.

Using this technique, participants memorized an average of 35 words more.

Video: Experts Say You Can Double Your Memory Power In Just 40 Days (February 2020).

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