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Posted by: Jennifer Goddard on Tuesday, 7 December 2010 - 3:35pm

Can't remember stuff you've just read? Forgot a recent meeting? Exam stress got you down?

This is something we tried to address as part of our 2009 Christmas Card  - we always try and do something different or creative every year ( see http://www.mindwerx.com/creativity-wired/ for 2008)

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Posted by: Jennifer Goddard on Tuesday, 28 December 2010 - 6:18pm

12 Days of Christmas ? How about the 12 Benefits of Brain Fitness.

At the recent Mind and it's potential Conference, experts in Brain Physiology agreed that we need to keep our brain fit.

How?

Three basic things

A. Physical Activity,

B. Social Interaction

C. Intellectual Challenge

Suggestions that achieve all three are Dancing and Shopping!!

positscience.com has a number of great suggestions on why it is important to focus on Brain Fitness. Their 12 Key benefits are:-

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Posted by: Jennifer Goddard on Friday, 24 December 2010 - 5:13pm

The Shortcut to Successful Studies for students, adults returning to study at any level,
and those attending corporate education.

With the increasing demand on everyone to know more and do more, whether at school or work, we are seeing so many people under stress to manage information overload. While all our programs help address this big challenge in some way, the demand for a tailored study skills program has been growing.

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Posted by: Bill Jarrard on Thursday, 26 November 2009 - 6:34am
customer service, Memory, Sales

Are you increasing the depth and breadth of your customer base with sales systems and sales people that outperform your competitors?

Are your front line sales and customer relationship people in tune with your existing and potential customers, do they truly understand their desires, needs and decision making values?

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Posted by: Derek Goddard on Wednesday, 4 September 2013 - 12:57pm

What cool props do you use to demonstrate abstract concepts??

The Memory Mavern has been known to pull out a rubber chicken in her memory talks to make a point about ‘be careful of what you are remembered for”

Refer Jennifer's Comments below


One of the key concepts of Mind Mapping is harnessing the brain’s natural thinking processes. Thoughts, ideas, concepts radiate from the central/starting point and can go in any direction.

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Posted by: Jennifer Goddard on Friday, 12 November 2010 - 11:09am

This fantastic group where volunteers of 2008 World Memory Championships in Bahrain

For those volunteering at this year's event and those interested in what goes on behind the scenes at the World memory Championships...thought we would share this agenda/overview

More volunteers welcome!! Particularly if you can read German or Chinese

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Posted by: Jennifer Goddard on Wednesday, 14 October 2009 - 3:02pm

To celebrate the 2009 World Memory Championships, we have re-released a series of 10 videos to provide insight into how a National Memory Championships is run.

The competitions are generally the same except the length of events are longer in the World Memory Championships.

These 3-4 minute videos are suitable for people interested in competing in a memory event, volunteers who help adjudicate and journalists and other people interested in how a memory championships is run.

01 Random Words

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Posted by: Jennifer Goddard on Wednesday, 29 December 2010 - 8:31am

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Posted by: Jennifer Goddard on Tuesday, 7 December 2010 - 3:35pm

Its official - Doodling can make a boring presentation or speech easier to memorise. (We like extreme doodling i.e. a Mind Map).

Do you switch off and daydream during conference calls?

 

Scribbling normally signifies boredom and a short attention span. Doodling, while listening to something boring, helps memory recall, according to research by Plymouth University, UK.

 

In the study, volunteers were given a doodling task while listening to a dull phone message – 29% were better at remembering details than non-doodlers.

 

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