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The Strategy Of Remembering


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#1    News-Bot

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Posted 19 December 2002 - 04:52 PM

                                                There is nothing special about the brains of people with the amazing ability to remember long sequences of letters or numbers, say scientists.
Instead, they conclude, their unusual talent is all down to a simple technique called "mnemonics".

Scientist Dr Eleanor Maguire of University College London looked at the brains of eight people who were leading contenders in the "World Memory Championships".

This event involves the memorising of random sequences of thousands of numbers, epic poems and hundreds of unrelated words.

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Posted 19 December 2002 - 09:15 PM

                                                
I often wondered with such a superior intellect like mine   blink.gif   why it was that my short-term memory was pants.

All I have to do now is find some familiar routes along which to park all my information titbits...
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