A10 Ways To Teach Your Brain To Store Information Like A Computer.
The Link Method
To remember a list of words or shopping items make a link between each of the objects. For example with the words, Torch, Ciroc, USB, Lamborghini. Just imagine walking down a street you know very well in the dark and while shinning your torch you find a bottle of ciroc on the road, inside the bottle there’s a key that looks like a USB stick and that key opens a Lamborghini parked nearby.
Use extended acronyms to remember a series of data by creating a fun sentence. For example "My Very Easy Method Just Speeds Up Naming Planets" gives you the order of the planets: Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, Pluto.
Turn data such as facts and figures into pictures. Arctic or Antarctic? If you think of looking up at an arch and down at an ant you'll never confuse the two again.
The Journey Method
To remember a list of information, choose a familiar route or journey, maybe around your house, to picture each item on the list.
To remember a sequence of numbers -- say, 1024337864 -- you could also choose a route around your house, to picture each number pair. By picturing David Cameron at my front door, an alarm clock in the hall and two blackbirds flying up the staircase, I can remember these three pairs of numbers easily: 10, 24, 33.
To add more pairs of numbers, just extend the journey: in my bedroom I hear an old 78 record and in the bathroom Paul McCartney is in the shower singing "when I'm 64".
Remembering to spell correctly
Accidentally or Accidently? Turn tricky words into scenes to help you remember correct spellings. Picture an accident in an alley… accidentally
The Rule Of Five
To avoid information gradually fading from your memory banks it's important to know when to review information.
Apply the "Rule of Five":
First review : Immediately
Second review: 24 hours later
Third review: One week later
Fourth review: One month later
Fifth review: Three months later
If you can remember your name, you'll never forget your PIN number. Just make up a memorable sentence and count the number of letters in each word. For instance: "My name is Dominic": 2 4 2 7; or "This number is secret": 4 6 2 6.
The Story Method
To remember a group of information, create a story which links them all together. In chemistry the Noble gases are: Helium, Neon, Argon, Krypton, Xenon and Radon. Imagine taking off in a Helium balloon lit up with a Neon light. An Argon welder turns into superman who takes you to the planet Krypton, and so on.
The Body System
This works by associating parts of the body with key images of whatever it is you want to remember, like a to-do list of things. Let's say you have to buy cheese, eggs and a bottle of milk. Picture cheese on your head, an egg balanced on your nose and a bottle of milk on your shoulder.
Healthy Body, Healthy Memory
Exercise and diet can help to maximise the effects of memory because your body is a system after all and a well oiled machine produces near perfect results, Gently raise your heart rate with daily physical exercise and include foods rich in antioxidants as well as vitamins A, C and E. Oily fish such as salmon contains folic acid and omega-3 oils are ideal for maintaining a healthy brain and nervous system.