Flex Your Memory: Boot Camp for Your Brain
In this age of digital dependence, “flexing your memory” is as integral to overall wellbeing as proper diet, exercise, and rest. How are you keeping your brain fit? Spend this weekend enhancing your mental agility.
A practitioner of trained-memory techniques since 1978, Brent Sverdloff will introduce you to time-honored systems that strengthen your mental agility to remember names and faces, scripts and speeches, and facts and figures.
Understand why we often retain many details about people we meet but forget their names almost at once. Engage in visualization and association exercises to learn any name—no matter how seemingly complex. Heighten your “visual literacy” to see people in a fresh new way.
Discover how to apply the 2,500-year-old “Method of Loci,” a system of tying sequential information to familiar physical locations. Pioneered by the great orators of Antiquity, this technique is still used today by top stage actors.
Lastly, turn hard-to-recall numbers of any length into easy-to-picture images by mastering The Major System, a linguistic art perfected by a 17th-century German philosopher.
More details and registration on Omega Institute's website.