Dominic O'Brien

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Dominic O'Brien


Born
August 10, 1957


Dominic O'Brien is a British mnemonist and an author of memory-related books. He is the eight time World Memory Champion.

He began developing his mnemonic techniques in 1987 when he saw Creighton Carvello memorize a pack of 52 playing cards in less than three minutes on the BBC television programme Record Breakers. In order to memorize numbers, O'Brien developed the mnemonic Dominic system, which is similar to the Major System.

He gives lectures, and has been seen on television programmes such as The Human Body.

Dominic O'Brien had an entry in the Guinness Book of Records for his 1 May 2002 feat of committing to memory a random sequence of 2808 playing cards (54 packs) after looking at each card only once. He was able to correctly recite thei
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Quantum Memory Power: Learn...

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How to Develop a Perfect Me...

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Learn to Remember: Practica...

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Quantum Memory Power: 8 vol...

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Never Forget Facts & Figures

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Never Forget a Name or Face

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“Remember, the more you exercise the brain, the fitter it becomes.”
Dominic O'Brien, How to Develop a Perfect Memory

“They are association, location, and imagination.”
Dominic O'Brien, Quantum Memory Power: Learn to Improve Your Memory With the World Memory Champion!

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