Improve Your Memory (Ron Fry's How to Study Program)

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Want to retain more of what you read, perform better on tests, or just remember where you left your car keys? Author Ron Fry's effective system has helped thousands of people successfully adapt today's best memorization techniques to their own needs and situations. Packed with quizzes designed to pinpoint your specific trouble spots--as well as proven strategies for any memory-based task-- IMPROVE YOUR MEMORY is the only book you need to improve your memory power for a lifetime.

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Improve Your Memory (Sixth Edition) introduces the essential principles of memory to increase your ability to retain what you read, perform better on tests, or just remember where you last placed your car keys. This book is perfect for high school students, college students, or anyone seeking to improve his or her memory power. Understand the different kinds of memory and practice the latest techniques and proven formulas that can boost your memory power. Evaluate your memory with the self-quizzes at the beginning of the book to identify areas that require the most improvement. By the time you work your way to the final chapter to perform another round of self-quizzes, you will be amazed at your newly developed memory power.

Foreword from Ron Fry, Author of Improve Your Memory

If it weren't for the fact that reading is the absolute underpinning of every other study skill, I could make a pretty strong case that spending time improving your memory would deliver the most "study bang" for the buck. It doesn't matter how rapidly you whiz through your textbooks if five minutes later you can't even remember the subject you just studied. Getting organized is essential, but not too effective if you always forget to carry your calendar and regularly turn in homework assignments late. And, of course, spending hours searching high and low for keys, glasses, and other essentials isn't exactly the most efficient way to start your study day.

As important as they are, basic memory techniques are the study ingredients least likely to be taught in schools, even in a study skills course. So while the better schools and teachers might help you with reading, writing, organizing, and test strategies, far too many of them will "forget" to help you with your memory... or to help you find your glasses, keys, etc.

This small book will give you so many ways to remember more, you'll wonder why you didn't become a "memorist" years ago!

I am proud that I have been helping students of all ages improve their study skills ever since the day I walked into a bookstore and realized there was no single book then available that simply taught someone how to study! This year marks another major milestone in the more than 20-year-long evolution of my How To Study Program. My readers are far more varied than I ever expected--from middle and high school students to college students to returning students. The books in the How To Study Program are meant to address all of these readers and their common problem. I have attempted to create a system that is usable, useful, practical, learnable, flexible, and adaptable--one that you can use, whatever your age or level of achievement, to start doing better in school, in work, and in life immediately.

Good luck,

--Ron Fry


Features of the Sixth Edition of Improve Your Memory

  • This new edition has been completely updated and includes a more modern, easy-to-follow layout.

  • Chapter quizzes encourage readers to test their memory and identify areas that need the most improvement.

  • Best-selling author Ron Fry offers proven memory retention techniques for students, professionals, or anyone struggling with a specific challenge such as ADD.

  • The text examines each memory technique to help readers understand why specific strategies work, and how to use them to do everything from remembering when an assignment is due to performing better on tests and presentations.

  • Students can apply the critical memory optimization skills presented in the text both in and out of the classroom, and throughout their lives.

About the Author:

Ron Fry is a nationally known proponent for the improvement of public education and an advocate for parents and students playing an active role in strengthening personal education programs. In addition to being the author of the best selling How to Study series, which has sold over two million copies to date, Fry has written more than 30 different books with the intention of providing resources to assist in education reform to realize his ultimate goal of achieving optimum student success.

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