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Hardcoverpages. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. To ask other readers questions about How to Develop Superpower Memoryplease sign up. I love to hear your thoughts on remembering a speech. You hear a speech and you have to remember it and interpret hary in another language. The speech might go for 3 minutes.

Please share your thoughts that how one can use these techniques for remembering a speech? Is your book available is large print or downloadable?

See all 3 questions about How to Develop Superpower Memory…. Lists with This Book. Jan 24, James Oliver rated it it was amazing Shelves: Possible the best – and certainly most practical – self-help book you will ever read. Ssuper who knows me knows that I am not easy to impress yet this book does what it says on the lid.

The memory method Harry teaches uses crazy outlandish associations together with a peg system of memory. Harry is devepop magician and many magicians use metho Possible the best – and certainly powsr practical – self-help book you will ever read.

Harry is a magician and many magicians use methods like these to perform memory feats. PS Anybody who gives it a score less than 4 stars probably is even lazier than I am and didn’t even bother to learn the peg words. Feb 03, Andreas Asimakopoulos rated it it was amazing Shelves: With the Link Method you can forget a list whenever you want.

Train your deveelop skills: Write lorayns objects of a room in a list. See what you missed. Look at one person for a moment, close your eyes and try to mentally describe every detail of this person’s face. Look at a shop window display. Those who read to remember and those who read to forget.

I came to know about this book from a British illusionist, hypnotist named Derren Brown. He, himself is a house-hold name in England and lrayne for his tricks. However, this book was quite special in it’s own light, seeing how it can be helpful devdlop daily lives. This book helps memorize abstract objects in sequence and in-and-out of ordernames of people you just met only once, long digits, telephone numbers, appointments, errands, foreign words, importan Amazing.

This book helps memorize garry objects in sequence and in-and-out of ordernames of people you just met only once, long digits, telephone numbers, appointments, errands, foreign words, important dates etc.

It’s not filled with technical details about how your brain works or how it stores memory, fortunately. He just gives you methods to use to train your memory. The author also makes sure it’s not a boring path to learning, as he frequently tells various jokes relating to memory and his personal anecdotes.


You might have been surprised to see a performer reveal his techniques in the risk of gathering new competitions, but his purpose was honorable: It was awe-inspiring to see myself improve my memory and perform my stunts; I sometimes started jumping up and down in joy. Not only is this a great book for some astounding memory stunts, it can help anyone in their daily life! A business man traveling in the mid-west was told about an Indian, living in the vicinity, who had a most fantastic memory.

Having just completed a memory course, and priding himself on his own newly acquired achievements, he decided to visit this Indian to see whose memory was better. He introduced himself to the Indian and proceeded to test him.

The memory expert answered every question quickly and accurately. His mind was a storehouse of knowledge, containing such information as the populations of mekory all American cities, important dates, scientific theories, etc. The business man couldn’t stump him.

Finally, he decided to try one last question. When he arrived home, he told all his friends about it, only to have them scoff and say that eggs were usually eaten at breakfast, and that anyone memofy have answered that.

How To Develop A SUPER POWER MEMORY Harry Lorayne

As the years passed, the man began to believe this, until one day he found himself back in the mid-west on a sales trip. One afternoon he happened to come dwvelop the same Indian he had met here years ago.

Wanting to show that his memory for faces was pretty good, he raised his hands in the traditional Indian greeting, and said, “How. Dec 05, Rahul Phulore rated it it was amazing Shelves: It wouldn’t be an overstatement if I say this book changed my life. View all 5 comments. Dec 15, Gautam Baba rated it liked it.

Though a couple of age old techniques that seems outdated, this non fiction title stood out for its engaging writing. Despite the old school techniques, the book stood out in the minds suped young students. Not a book to miss in any era of reading class. Read this book in my teens; absolutely amazing. Aug 10, Syed rated it really liked it.

If you just want to improve your memory or want to become a memory athlete, this book is ideal as first step towards your goal. It is supposed to teach you how to improve your memory, and it is basically done by association.

In brief, if you want to go shopping and want to buy eggs, then want to fix your car, then have a haircut, you make Links.

You think of an egg fixing a car, and then the car having a haircut, so when you think of the egg, you get the silly image, you remember lroayne car, and then you remember the haircut. The other major one is the Peg system, where the author turns numbers memorj sounds, and makes words out of them. When you want to remember a long number, you can use the Pegs to turn them into words, and then turn them into images, and there lofayne go, you remember them.


Memlry of them are for impressing your friends, but fuck my friends, they can suck balls. Again, not earth shattering good, but I develp find it fun and it is slightly useful.

How to Develop Superpower Memory by Harry Lorayne

Remembering something is always better than not remembering it. The book is written for your average reader, which does get on my nerves, because the average reader is a memorg. It proudly says, Although naturally, quite a bit of research was necessary, I’ve discarded most of the technical ideas and thoughts be cause I found them difficult to understand and develp apply myself. I am an entertainer and a memory expert, not a psychiatrist or a doctor, and I suer think it necessary to go into an explanation of the workings of the human brain, and just how the memory actually works in terms of cells, curves, impressions, etc.

Technology should be used. But personally, I have always been slightly irritated by my shitty memory, and this is a small step to working on it. Attempting to remember is half the battle anyway.

Feb 06, Raghu2chill rated it liked it Shelves: I would frankly give this book 3.

This book majorly consists of two systems. Peg System The Description about the book cannot be commented here.

How to develop a super-power memory

It should be understood when you read the book. The author knows how to teach his readers in the most simple ways. He recognizes the attitude of readers and very inspirational just lyk backbone to the readers from the first to last page of the book Cons: This book is a Bit Outdated.

Some of the chapters would be felt as useles I would frankly give this book 3. Some of the chapters would be felt as useless. Its like author had written some chapters like remembering names for the western people, other people would feel the names as unfamiliar to them. I would highly recommend this book to anyone. It was originally published in so some things are a bit outdated such as having telephone operators and calling people by their last namesbut the principles are excellent and absolutely still apply.

Memory is so useful, and I have found that by learning the systems in the book, not only do I now have the tools to remember faces, names, long numbers, lists, etc, my true memory has also improved.

Going over the peg words in my mind at night no I would highly recommend this book to anyone. Going over the peg words in my mind at night not only helps me fall asleep, it is good exercise for my brain.

I am very impressed! Nov 11, Nola Redd rated it really liked it. One of the first memory books, this looking for memory tricks will realize there is nothing new in content. While the text and tone are old fashioned, the majority of the material is just as relevant today – except the phone numbers, lol. Seriously, though, the method behind memorization remains useful, even if there are no letters.