Best mnemonics and memory training for medical students and nurses – Part 2

Many of my readers and students practice medicine. All memory methods we teach are perfectly suited for medicine. Moreover, in 1:1 Anna uses some exclusive methods SPECIFICALLY developed for the medical students.  Since memoization is any extremely important and time-consuming part of any medical practice, and since medical practice is so long and intense,  you have no excuse for skipping memory practice.

Here Chase goes into the methods he actually uses, ending up with the methods we actually read more

Best mnemonics and memory training for medical students and nurses – Part 1

Many of my readers and students practice medicine. All memory methods we teach are perfectly suited for medicine. Moreover, in 1:1 Anna uses some exclusive methods SPECIFICALLY developed for the medical students.  Since memoization is any extremely important and time-consuming part of any medical practice, and since medical practice is so long and intense,  you have no excuse for skipping memory practice.

This is the first part of a guest article written by one of our friends and students Chase read more

Formal and informal training

Do you need a professor with a syllabus or a coach with a keen eye? Which will provide a higher return on investment? Will you actually enjoy the training and what will you accomplish? Modern students have many great choices to make, and each choice can be very expensive.

1:1 with Anna vs Thinkific courses

Before we dive into the entertaining part of this article, I want to address a very practical question. The 1:1 with Anna has no syllabus and no progress path except for the training read more

Hear me on podcasts

Usually, I am quite shy and do not like to get interviewed. It is my practice to step out of my comfort zone from time to time, so you can listen to several interviews I recently had. What struck me was how different these interviews were between them.

I am posting some links. You are welcome to listen. If you have a successful podcast, you are invited to contact me [email protected]

Anthony Metivier | 11/13/2019

The focus of the interview: “On The Ultimate Key To Study Results Without Strain

Antony Metivier is read more

10 Ways Better Memory Will Boost Your Career

Memory skills and accelerated learning are crucial for career success. You probably understand this, yet each of us has different reasons to think so. As our economy moves from knowledge-oriented to influence-oriented models, the reasons change. In this guest article, Becky Holton shares her 10 reasons.

10 Ways Better Memory Will Boost Your Career

Do you know what your success at school was based on? It’s mostly your ability to focus, but your memory power as well. When you started your career, read more

Mental tattoos: using your body as a mental palace

Your body can be your mental palace. This is easy to say, but what does it mean? I did not even think this can be done until I saw my wife demonstrating it on national TV. Now I will explain “body as a mental palace” to you.

Demonstration

My wife was working on something new to say on national TV. How can you teach mental palace in less than 3 minutes? Even learning the “magnetic square”  takes hours. So she went for the read more

New frontier for visualization

Is our imagination limited? What can we visualize? How can technology push our limits? For today’s article you may want to read here, here, here, here, here, here, and here.

Three kinds of visualization

I know, dividing something into three groups is a rhetoric trick. So I use it this once, so what? It is easier for me to describe three kinds of visualization than to go into a serious discussion.

We visualize to remember, to get motivated and to have fun.

The three kinds of visualization are very different. When we visualize read more

Magnetic square review

Today’s article is a bit different. While usually, I try to review several approaches to a complex issue, today I want to review a dead-simple approach to a very simple challenge. Suppose you want to learn memorization and have only three days, what would you do?

The simplest mental palace known to man

Memory palaces are one of the most versatile and well-established techniques to memorize information. Various memory palaces techniques are at least two thousand years old, and they are still widely used by memory champions. Unfortunately, read more

Opening up for learning

People who read this blog usually are interested in learning. People who contact us are working hard to improve their learning skills.  Some of the people write to thank us for our job, and this is very satisfying. Others ask for advice.  Many conversations start from technical questions and quite soon deal with deal with deep philosophical issues.  This post is partially inspired by what you can read here, here, here, here, here, here, and here.

Do not be afraid to feel stupid.

One of my students said that she could no master read more

Revisiting places of memory

We may train our memory and read texts, but then how much of that will we remember just after a day? We may go further, create notes and review them for a while, but eventually, we will stop. How much will we remember after twenty years? Does memory training work at all when we consider long time periods? For today’s reading links, I prepared here, here, here, here, and here.

Losing my childhood memories

I must confess, my long term memory is not very good. I can probably remember an article I read 20 years ago, yet read more