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The Sharper Mind: Mental Games for a Keen Mind and a Fool Proof Memory
by Fred Chernow
The Sharper Mind is packed with proven, practical techniques and simple exercises you can use to increase your memory, focus concentration, enhance creativity, and boost your learning potential, as well as remember names, numbers, dates, and important facts with speed and accuracy; perform even complex calculations instantly with mental math shortcuts; conquer absent-minde ...more
Published August 20th 1997 by Prentice Hall Press
(first published 1997)
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Like most self-help books, some chapters are redundant. A few of the chapters could have been boiled down to two words -- Pay attention! I did like a few of the tricks. Pegging seems complicated. Visualization, linking and elaboration work better for me. The tips on simplifying math were great. (I learned them once. Now I'll remember them.) I now have an excuse for playing endless word games. (I'm doing my mental aerobics!) I was amazed by chapters with proofreading errors. Somebody's mind wasn' ...more