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Unlimited Memory: How to Use Advanced Learning Strategies to Lear...
by Kevin Horsley

Language

English

Pages

143

Publication Date

January 26, 2014

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<h2>Kevin Horsley Broke a World Memory Record in 2013...</h2><br /><b>And You're About to Learn How to Use His Memory Strategies to Learn Faster, Be More Productive and Achieve More Success</b><br /><br />With over 200,000 copies sold, <i>Unlimited Memory</i> is a Wall Street Journal Best Seller and has been the #1 memory book on Amazon for more than two years. It has been translated into more than a dozen languages including French, Chinese, Russian, Korean, Ukrainian, and Lithuanian.<br /><br />Most people never tap into 10% of their potential for memory.<br /><br />In this book, you're about to learn:<br /><br /><h2>How the World's Top Memory Experts Concentrate and Remember Any Information at Will, and How You Can Too</h2><br />Do you ever feel like you're too busy, too stressed or just too distracted to concentrate and get work done?<br /><br />In Unlimited Memory, you'll learn how the world's best memory masters get themselves to concentrate at will, anytime they want. When you can easily focus and concentrate on the task at hand, and store and recall useful information, you can easily double your productivity and eliminate wasted time, stress and mistakes at work.<br /><br />In this book, you'll find all the tools, strategies and techniques you need to improve your memory.<br /><br />Here’s just a taste of the memory methods you'll learn in this book:<br /> <ul><br /> <li> The 3 bad habits that keep you from easily remembering important information</li><br /> <li> How a simple pattern of thinking can stop you from imprinting and remembering key facts, figures and ideas, and how to break this old pattern so you’ll never again be known as someone with a “bad memory”</li><br /> <li> How to <b>master your attention</b> so you can focus and concentrate longer, even during challenging or stressful situations</li><br /> <li> How to use your car to remember anything you want (like long lists or information you need to remember for your studies or personal life) <b>without writing anything down</b></li><br /> <li> Simple methods that allow you to nail down tough information or complex concepts quickly and easily</li><br /><li> How to combine your long-term memory (things you already know and will never forget) and short-term memory (information you want to remember right now) to <b>create instant recall</b> for tests, presentations and important projects</li><br /><li> The simple, invisible mental <b>technique for remembering names</b> without social awkwardness or anxiety</li><br /><li> How using your imagination to bring boring information to life can help you <i>dramatically improve your attention span and recall</i></li><br /><li> An incredible strategy for remembering numbers (the same system Kevin used to remember Pi to 10,000 digits and beat the world memory record by 14 minutes)</li><br /><li> How to use a mental map to <b>lock in and connect hundreds or even thousands of ideas in your long-term memory</b> (this method will allow you to become a leading expert in your field faster than you ever dreamed possible)</li></ul><br />If you're ready to harness the incredible power of your mind to remember more in less time, this book is for you.<br /><br /><b>About the Author</b><br /><br />For over 25 years, Kevin Horsley has been analyzing the mind and memory and its capacity for brilliance. He is one of only a few people in the world to have received the title of International Grandmaster of Memory. He is a World Memory Championship medalist, and a two-time World Record holder for The Everest of memory tests. Kevin is also an author of four books, and the designer of a mathematics game with the Serious Games Institute at North-West University Vaal Campus.<br /><br />His work has been featured in The Oprah Magazine, Time, Forbes, Inc., The Huffington Post, ELLE, Longevity and on numerous TV and radio shows. <br /><br />Kevin is an International professional speaker and has spoken in many different countries. He assists organizations in improving their learning, motivation, creativity and thinking.
Words of The Champions: Your Key to The Bee
by The Scripps National Spel...

Language

English

Pages

185

Publication Date

August 20, 2019

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Does your child dream of winning a school spelling bee, or even competing in the Scripps National Spelling Bee in the Washington, D.C., area? You've found the perfect place to start. Words of the Champions: Your Key to the Bee is the new official study resource from the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Help prepare your child for a 2019 or 2020 classroom, grade-level, school, regional, district or state spelling bee with this list of 4,000 spelling words. The School Spelling Bee Study List, featuring 450 words, is part of the total collection. All words in this guide may be found in our official dictionary, Merriam-Webster Unabridged (http://unabridged.merriam-webster.com/).<br />Words of the Champions is divided into three difficulty levels, ranked One Bee, Two Bee and Three Bee. You'll find great words to challenge and inspire spellers of all levels, from beginning to advanced. <br />Each year, the Scripps National Spelling Bee will release a new version of Words of the Champions featuring 800 new words, including the School Spelling Bee Study List. Visit spellingbee.com for more information.<br />Learn the words you need for success in spelling bees and in life with Words of the Champions!
A Mind For Numbers: How to Excel at Math and Science (Even If You...
by Barbara Oakley

Language

English

Pages

332

Publication Date

July 31, 2014

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<b>The companion book to COURSERA®'s wildly popular massive open online course "Learning How to Learn"</b><br /><br />Whether you are a student struggling to fulfill a math or science requirement, or you are embarking on a career change that requires a new skill set, <i>A Mind for Numbers</i> offers the tools you need to get a better grasp of that intimidating material. Engineering professor Barbara Oakley knows firsthand how it feels to struggle with math. She flunked her way through high school math and science courses, before enlisting in the army immediately after graduation. When she saw how her lack of mathematical and technical savvy severely limited her options—both to rise in the military and to explore other careers—she returned to school with a newfound determination to re-tool her brain to master the very subjects that had given her so much trouble throughout her entire life.<br />  <br /> In <i>A Mind for Numbers</i>, Dr. Oakley lets us in on the secrets to learning effectively—secrets that even dedicated and successful students wish they’d known earlier. Contrary to popular belief, math requires creative, as well as analytical, thinking. Most people think that there’s only one way to do a problem, when in actuality, there are often a number of different solutions—you just need the creativity to see them. For example, there are more than three hundred different known proofs of the Pythagorean Theorem. In short, studying a problem in a laser-focused way until you reach a solution is not an effective way to learn. Rather, it involves taking the time to step away from a problem and allow the more relaxed and creative part of the brain to take over. The learning strategies in this book apply not only to math and science, but to any subject in which we struggle. We all have what it takes to excel in areas that don't seem to come naturally to us at first, and learning them does not have to be as painful as we might think!
Mental Math: Tricks To Become A Human Calculator (For Speed Math,...
by Abhishek V R

Language

English

Pages

228

Publication Date

May 18, 2019

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<h2>You don’t have to buy this book. Just read this till the end</h2> <br />You don’t have to buy this book. Just read this till end & you will learn something that will change the way you do math forever. <b>Warning:</b> I am revealing this secret only to the first set of readers who will buy this book & plan to put this secret back inside the book once I have enough sales. So read this until the very end while you still can.<br /><br /><h2>School taught you the wrong way to do math</h2><br />The way you were taught to do math, uses a lot of working memory. Working memory is the short term memory used to complete a mental task. You struggle because trying to do mental math the way you were taught in school, overloads your working memory. Let me show you what I mean with an example:<br />Try to multiply the 73201 x 3. To do this you multiply the following:<br />1 x 3 =<br />0 x 3 =<br />2 x 3 =<br />3 x 3 =<br />7 x 3 =<br />This wasn’t hard, & it might have taken you just seconds to multiply the individual numbers. However, to get the final answer, you need to remember every single digit you calculated to put them back together. It takes effort to get the answer because you spend time trying to recall the numbers you already calculated. Math would be easier to do in your head if you didn’t have to remember so many numbers. <br />Imagine when you tried to multiply 73201 x 3, if you could have come up with the answer, in the time it took you to multiply the individual numbers. Wouldn’t you have solved the problem faster than the time it would have taken you to punch in the numbers inside a calculator? <br /><br /><h2>Do the opposite of what you were taught in school</h2><br />The secret of doing mental math is to calculate from left to right instead of from right to left. This is the opposite of what you were taught in school. This works so well because it frees your working memory almost completely. It is called the LR Method where LR stands for <b>L</b>eft to <b>R</b>ight.<br />Lets try to do the earlier example where we multiplied 73201 x 3. This time multiply from left to right, so we get:<br />7 x 3 = 21<br />3 x 3 = 9<br />3 x 2 = 6<br />0 x 3 = 0<br />3 x 1 = 3<br />Notice that you started to call out the answer before you even finished the whole multiplication problem. You don’t have to remember a thing to recall & use later. So you end up doing math a lot faster. <br /><br /><h2>The Smart Choice</h2><br />You could use what you learnt & apply it to solve math in the future. This might not be easy, because we just scratched the surface. I've already done the work for you. Why try to reinvent the wheel, when there is already a proven & tested system you can immediately apply. <br />This book was first available in video format & has helped 10,000+ students from 132 countries. It is available at ofpad.com/mathcourse to enroll. This book was written to reach students who consume the information in text format. You can use the simple techniques in this book to do math faster than a calculator effortlessly in your head, even if you have no aptitude for math to begin with.<br />Imagine waking up tomorrow being able to do lightning fast math in your head. Your family & friends will look at you like you are some kind of a genius. Since calculations are done in your head, you will acquire better mental habits in the process. So you will not just look like a genius. You will actually be one. <br /><br /><h2>Limited Time Bonus</h2><br />Weekly training delivered through email is available for free as a bonus at the end of this book for the first set of readers. Once we have enough readers, this bonus will not be available for free. <br /><br /><h2>Why Price Is So Low</h2><br />This book is priced at a ridiculous discount only to get our first set of readers. When we have enough readers the price will go up. <br /><br /><h2>Click Buy Now</h2><br />Click "Buy Now" to lock your discounted price & free bonus, or you risk coming back at a later date or even a few minutes from now to see the price go up. Click the yellow button that says "Buy Now" and lets get started.
SAT Prep Black Book: The Most Effective SAT Strategies Ever Publi...
by , Patrick Barrett

Language

English

Pages

577

Publication Date

February 27, 2018

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<h1>This listing is for the Kindle e-book version of the SAT Prep Black Book, Second Edition. For the physical paperback version of the book, please choose the "paperback" format above.</h1><br /><br /><i>Click the "look inside" feature above to browse the SAT Prep Black Book and get a feel for how it approaches the SAT!</i> <br />The fully up-to-date <i>SAT Prep Black Book, Second Edition</i> gives you unique, effective SAT strategies from Mike Barrett, an SAT tutor with clients all over the globe who pay him hundreds of dollars an hour for phone tutoring. In addition to extensive and effective training on every aspect of the SAT, this Black Book gives you detailed, systematic, easy-to-follow walkthroughs for every question in 4 of the College Board's official SAT Practice Tests.<br /><br />The Black Book is a must-have in your SAT preparation, whether you need to<br /><ul><li>make a perfect 1600 to be competitive at an Ivy,</li><br /><li>score a 450 in each section to claim a sports scholarship,</li><br /><li>or anything in between.</li></ul><br />You can find the first 4 Practice SAT tests from the College Board for free on the College Board’s website, or in the "Blue Book," which is the College Board's <i>Official SAT Study Guide,</i> 2016 Edition or 2018 Edition---both editions contain the first 4 official SAT practice tests. (The SAT Prep Black Book has no affiliation with the College Board.)<br /><br />The Black Book and the real practice SAT tests from the College Board are all you need to get your best possible SAT score.<br /><br />The Black Book is the ideal SAT book for 3 major reasons:<br /><ol><li>It covers every aspect of the test with advice that actually works, making it unique in the SAT prep field. It doesn't just review material from your high school classes! Instead, you'll learn to exploit design flaws in the SAT, using its own "SAT tricks" against it.</li><br /><li>The Black Book contains 600+ detailed, systematic, easy-to-follow walkthroughs for <i>real</i> SAT questions from the College Board, so you know that what you're learning actually works. You'll see every question from the first 4 official SAT Practice Tests attacked in a way that clearly demonstrates the ideal thought process on the SAT. (You'll need your own copies of those real SAT practice tests, which you can get for free from the College Board’s website. You can also find them in the College Board’s 2016 or 2018 “Blue Book.”)</li><br /><li>The Black Book is a clear, concise roadmap to the SAT. (See the selected highlights below). It explains exactly how every SAT question works, and how to beat it in the least time possible.</li></ol><br /><br /><h2>Selected Highlights from the SAT Prep Black Book:</h2><br /><ul><li>Why the SAT isn’t designed like a high school test, and how this fact influences every aspect of the proper approach to SAT preparation…</li><br /><li>Why every SAT question can only have one valid answer, no matter how much it might seem otherwise sometimes…</li><br /><li>How to look at SAT questions the same way the College Board does when it writes them…</li><br /><li>Why it’s so important to work with real SAT questions from the College Board…and why you shouldn’t pay much attention to the College Board’s written explanations for those questions!</li><br /><li>The simple formula that allows you to crank out a top-scoring essay (that is, if you even need to take the SAT Essay in the first place)…</li><br /><li>The special grammatical rules that are followed by the SAT Writing and Language section…and how they sometimes differ from common usage in school…</li><br /><li>The unwritten rules for every kind of SAT question…</li><br /><li>And much more than we can fit in this space…</li><br /></ul>
Photographic Memory for Beginners: A Practical Guide to Limitless...
by Dane Krauss

Language

English

Pages

56

Publication Date

November 15, 2018

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<h1><strong>Remember Every Little Detail Right Now.  </strong></h1><p> </p><p> </p><p><em>Photographic Memory for Beginners</em> will show you how to improve your memory drastically... </p><p>...so that you will never forget anything again. </p><p><br />Inside you will discover:</p><p> </p><ul><li><strong>Practical uses for memory enhancement techniques </strong>so that you can apply them to your life</li></ul><ul><li><strong>4 cutting edge memory techniques </strong>to improve your recall</li></ul><ul><li><strong>How to memorise a pack of cards and other nifty tricks</strong> so that you can impress your friends and family</li></ul><ul><li><strong>What the different brainwaves are and how to enhance each of them </strong>in order to suit your specific task</li></ul><ul><li>and much, much more!</p></li></ul><p><br />You'll love to unlock your brain's potential, because keeping your memory razor sharp, will make all the difference in the world.</p><p><br /><strong>Get it now.</strong></p>
How Languages are Learned 4th edition - Oxford Handbooks for Lang...
by , Nina Spada

Language

English

Pages

304

Publication Date

January 10, 2013

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Teachers are often told that new teaching methods and materials are 'based on the latest research'. But what does this mean in practice? This book introduces you to some of the language acquisition research that will help you not just to evaluate existing materials, but also to adapt and use them in a way that fits what we currently understand about how languages are learned.
SUMMARY BUNDLE | Measure What Matters: The Power of Data to Grow ...
by ZIP Reads

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English

Pages

174

Publication Date

September 01, 2019

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<b>PLEASE NOTE:</b> This is a collection of summaries, analyses, and reviews of the books, and NOT the original books. ZIP Reads is wholly responsible for this content and is not associated with the original author in any way. If you are the author, publisher, or representative of the original work, please contact info@zipreads.co with any questions or concerns. <br /><br />Whether you'd like to deepen your understanding, refresh your memory, or simply decide whether or not these books are for you, <b>ZIP Reads Summary & Analysis</b> is here to help. Absorb everything you need to know in about 20 minutes per book!<br /><br /><h3>This ZIP Reads Summary & Analysis Bundle includes:</h3><br /><br /><ul><li><em>Summary & Analysis of Measure What Matters | A Guide to the Book by John Doerr</em></li><br /><li><em>Summary & Analysis of Loonshots | A Guide to the Book by Safi Bahcall</em></li><br /><li><em>Summary & Analysis of This Is Marketing | A Guide to the Book by Seth Godin</em></li><br /><li><em>Summary & Analysis of Fanatical Prospecting | A Guide to the Book by Jeb Blount</em></li><br /><li><em>Summary & Analysis of Astroball | A Guide to the Book by Ben Reiter</em></li></ul><br />Each summary includes key takeaways and analysis of the original book to help you quickly absorb the author's wisdom in a distilled and easy-to-digest format. ZIP Reads' summaries mean you save time and money reading only what you need. <br /><br /><h2>Buy this five-book bundle and start growing your business the smart way TODAY!</h2><br /></hr><br /><br /><b><i>Measure What Matters</i> Overview</b><br />John Doerr presents an engaging, easy-to-read, and practical methodology for realizing your professional goals through OKRs, or, Objectives and Key Results in his bestselling book, <i>Measure What Matters.</i> Learn how to focus your business exactly where it can do the most good. <br /><br /><b><i>Loonshots</i> Overview</b><br />In his thought-provoking book, <em>Loonshots</em>, physicist and entrepreneur Safi Bahcall explains how the world we see around us is the culmination of crazy ideas by individuals who refused to accept the status quo and boldly chased after a greater vision. <br /><br /><b><i>This Is Marketing</i> Overview</b><br />In his 19th bestseller, Seth Godin turns everything you think about marketing on its head, presenting a simple but novel idea: marketers exist to serve the audience they target.<br /><br /><b><i>Fanatical Prospecting</i> Overview </b><br />Fanatical Prospecting is a brief but powerful wake-up call to any salesperson or team leader. It tackles the concept of prospecting from the perspective of a salesperson, sales manager and prospect. Jeb Blount gives excellent tips and suggests proven solutions to anyone who seeks to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of their prospecting endeavors and fill their sales pipeline indefinitely.<br /><br /><b><i>Astroball</i> Overview </b><br />After extensive research and analysis of his own, Ben Reiter offers readers a clear look at the evolution of the traditional game of baseball with all the pros and cons of allowing computers to make decisions. What you read may very well surprise you as the amount of complex data that can be broken down and analyzed today is uncovered. In spite of all that information, though, there is still one important factor that can never be taken for granted: it is people who play the game.<br /><br />Each summary includes key takeaways and analysis of the original book to help you quickly absorb the author's wisdom in a distilled and easy-to-digest format. ZIP Reads' summaries mean you save time and money reading only what you need. <br /><br /><b>DISCLAIMER:</b> This book is intended as a companion to, not a replacement for the original books. ZIP Reads is wholly responsible for this content and is not associated with the original authors in any way.<br /><br /><br /><h6>We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.</h6>
Fluent in 3 Months: How Anyone at Any Age Can Learn to Speak Any ...
by Benny Lewis

Language

English

Pages

259

Publication Date

March 11, 2014

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<p>Benny Lewis, who speaks over ten languages—all self-taught—runs the largest language-learning blog in the world, <em>Fluent In 3 Months</em>. Lewis is a full-time "language hacker," someone who devotes all of his time to finding better, faster, and more efficient ways to learn languages. <em>Fluent in 3 Months: How Anyone at Any Age Can Learn to Speak Any Language from Anywhere in the World</em> is a new blueprint for fast language learning. Lewis argues that you don't need a great memory or "the language gene" to learn a language quickly, and debunks a number of long-held beliefs, such as adults not being as good of language learners as children.</p>
What the Best College Students Do
by Ken Bain

Language

English

Pages

300

Publication Date

July 16, 2012

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The author of the best-selling What the Best College Teachers Do is back with humane, doable, and inspiring help for students who want to get the most out of their education. The first thing they should do? Think beyond the transcript. Use these four years to cultivate habits of thought that enable learning, growth, and adaptation throughout life.

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