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Australian Memory Champion Tansel Ali uses 3 principles for remembering important information: Imagination, Association and Communication

During the week Prof Timothy Skinner of CDU’s School of Psychological and Clinical Sciences was in Melbourne and met with Tansel Ali the four times Australian Memory Champion. 249 more words

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5 Top tips to remember names and faces

Did you know Cognitive Psychologists have discovered that face recognition occurs in a specific part of the human brain but in order to remember a person’s name we need to link the face to the name and then retrieve the names from our memory, which is a much harder task. 474 more words

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Chunking to improve memory

Chunking is a technique that helps you remember more things. We know that most people can remember 7 bits of information with reasonable accuracy but when we use chunking we can remember many more chunks of information. 498 more words

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The neuroscience behind memory

Let me introduce you to Prof Frank Longo, a Neurologist who lectures and researches at Stanford University. If you are seriously interested in how memory works and how we know, then this lecture will give you the best introduction to the science of memory from a world expert. 161 more words

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How to use "Vivid Narrative" to remember the words to a song?

I am really bad at remembering the words to a song. I love the song “Blackbird” by Paul McCartney. I thought I would try and use one of the memory techniques of a vivid narrative to see if I could remember them. 244 more words

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CDU Application Video

I produced this video for Charles Darwin University to assist students in the sometimes overwhelming and complicated process of applying for University. It was a fun project to work on especially as the talent was the one and only… 57 more words


Improve your memory to win at CHESS

When you think about the uses of memory you might think of it as a tool for study but it is hugely important for all other kinds of life long learning. 306 more words

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