Do mental math

Read about Trachtenberg system for mental math. Now choose a random number. Start with 5 digits, with time try to upgrade to longer numbers. Do mental computations. Expected effects: faster and better working memory access, improvement of mathematical tasks. No program or tools required: everything can be done in your head. Beginner level Multiply by …

Mental math

Use THIS TEST and then read below. Long before the age of computers, people used to calculate in their heads. There were many methods of mental math that allow astonishing math deeds. As it is in our age, computers can crunch numbers much better than humans. Yet som dedicated sportsmen still train to excel in …

Marker dictionary

Occasionally you will need to make a marker dictionary. This method is typically required for medical and legal students, because the terms they use may be so abstract and complex that no reasonable markers can be created spontaneously. To some extent, large quantity of number memorization (via major system/PAO) or memorization of foreign words (via …

Dreaming and memory

Long term memory is closely related to sleep. When we sleep our short term memory is basically copied into our long term memory. If somebody is not sleeping enough trying to prepare for exam, this a huge mistake. After several days everything will be forgotten and days of practice lost. There are ways of improving …

Using Webinars and Peer coaching

When we decide to generate the Mastermind coaching groups, there were two major exclusive benefits we wanted to add. These are webinars and peer coaching. Both options look very trivial in the first glance, yet they are very complex to hack for your maximal benefit. The basic need any of our students experiences during his …

The 30 days training schedule

Some of our students only have 30 days to prepare. What can be achieved in 30 days and how can it be trained? Week 1: Learning the basics For the best results try to make 4 sessions per day, ~30 min each. First 8 sessions do only option 1, afterwards alternate option 1 and option …

Bilateral drawing

We use neuroplasticity to improve brain power and generate new ways to do things. One of the ways to induce neuroplasticity is by doing certain motoric actions, like bilateral drawing. Drawing with both left and right hand has been a part of Anna’s toolset since I know Anna. And Anna used to ask me to …

Daily habits will make you smarter

This small infographic shows several daily activities that will make you smarter. Here you can find more smart activities. We will consider our own version of such activities. You can do them at home, at work, while communicating. There is simply no reason to procrastinate, so you can start right away. Write down a list …

Book training schedule

Almost all of our students on day one want to see the training schedule that will take them to their goal. Previously we used a partial list of exercises that complemented other resources. After long deliberation we decided to unite all exercises in one document as a plan. We tried to develop one exercise per …

Eidetic learning through observation

Many scientific discoveries have been found through luck and attention to details.  Probably 80% of debugging any programmist performs involves attention to details. Good user interface and graphical design require immense attention  to details. Ability to observe minor changes and make good and quick decision is important in all human endeavors I can think of, …