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.