Memory Power For Exams Review
The book that we are going to review today is “Memory Power For Exams”, written by William G Browning. This book has been written for students to help memorise and understand more data easily so that they can score high grades in exams.what will you be learning from this book? let me tell you
Author starts by listing some of the benefits that you will reap for having a better memory. And authors explains that how it is in fact fun to learn memory techniques. Then this book will teach you some basics (what is mnemonics, why it works).You will be taught how you can use mnemonics to remember all sorts of information. And then before this book starts teaching you the actual mnemonics techniques, author will guide you as to how the book has been arranged and how you can get the maximum benefit from reading it.
This book has a chapter dedicated to making you feel encouraged. Lots of true facts and valuable advice available in this section.
A simple formula to help you remember most of the information that you read in your day to day life. Author talks about how just deciding what you want to remember helps boost your memory power.
This book has some solid advice on the art of association. Author discusses natural association, artificial association, use of symbols and other methods that boost your memory power. It is believed that we remember by association so this is really an important chapter that teaches you how you can consciously use the association method to boost your memory .
Those of you who know the basics of memory development, must know that Visualisation is an important part of mnemonics techniques, visualisation is used to create mental images and then to attach them to each other. In most of the memory development techniques data is first converted into images and then with the help of association method, these images are associated with each other to make recall easier.
This book also covers techniques for, remembering names and faces, how to remember terms, how to remember numbers. The major techniques covered in this book are , peg system, letter k system, story method, linking method, acronyms method and journey method.
What i liked most about this book is that this book has sections on “Remembering social sciences”, “Remembering The Physical Science”, “Remembering the life sciences”, “Remembering Mathematics”, Remembering the languages” and “Remembering Literature”. These are the sections of this book that are really helpful for students and i am sure you will find these sections full of advice that will make remembering different subjects easier for you, so you will not only save your time but also retain information for longer periods of time”
Who should read this book?
I will recommend this book to all students. whether you are in high school, college or university, this will help for achieve maximum results.
Who should not read this book?
Well, everyone should read it because this book contains new ideas, concepts and techniques so even if you already know the basic mnemonic techniques, you will still find something new in this book. You can buy this book here