If there’s one thing I’m passionate about, it’s maximizing our learning potential. Having worn the crown of a memory champion, I’ve distilled the essence of quick and effective learning into seven actionable steps. I’ve talked about these in my YouTube channel and in my book “How to Learn Almost Anything in 48 Hours”. Here, I’d like to share my refined insights on the same.
Memory is an enigmatic, innate capability of the human mind. Its potential is immense, and when harnessed correctly, it can serve as an extremely powerful tool for our day-to-day interactions, learning experiences, and overall personal development. To truly tap into the power of memory, we must recognize and understand two key aspects: implementing acquired memory techniques in everyday life and the regular practice of specific memory training exercises.
As a 4-time Australian Memory Champion, I’ve always been fascinated by the power of memory and its crucial role in our daily lives. From remembering a shopping list to reciting a presentation at work, our memory is involved in almost every aspect of our lives. However, many people struggle to remember large amounts of information. In this article, I will explore some of the reasons behind this challenge, focusing on visual encoding, how our brains work, practicality, and everyday life.
Most of us have undergone our entire education life through rote learning. The ability to try and remember information through repetition. The majority of the world still works this way, and probably will for some time still. As learners and educators, we take this as the standard and only way of learning.