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Foreword 11 How Keen Is Your Observation? 13
Does what you see register in your mind? Which light is on top of the traffic light? Is the number six on your watch dial, the Arabic #6 or is it the Roman #VI? Other observation questions. The importance of observation in memory.
Habit Is Memory 20
There is no such thing as a poor memory, only a trained or untrained one. There is no limit to the capacity of the memory. Lucius Scipio was able to remember the names of all the people of Rome; Seneca could memorize and repeat two thousand words after hearing them once.
Test Your Memory 24
If you can remember any one thing by association, you can do it with anything else. A series of tests for you to take now to indicate how limited your untrained memory is.
Interest in Memory 32
The first step is to be interested in remembering names, faces, dates, figures, facts—anything, and that you have confidence in your ability to retrain them.
Link Method of Memory 39
What the Link Method is. Use this method of associating ridiculous mental images with items you want to remember. Start to remember as you've never remembered before.
Peg System of Memory 48
The Peg System helps you associate and remember numbers. You can learn to remember 52 items by number, in and out of order.
Uses of the Peg and Link Systems 60
Start with remembering a Shopping List and Daily Errands. From this you will go on to more difficult feats.
How to Train Your Observation 66
Test yourself (and your friends) on a "trick" sign. How to sharpen and develop your observation abilities.
It Pays to Remember Speeches, Articles, Scripts and Anecdotes 72
How to retain the contents of a speech or script JOT delivery or use when wanted. How to memorize the complete contents of a magazine!
It Pays to Remember Playing Cards 81
How to remember the lay and play of cards in any card game. How to perform memory feats with cards.
It Pays to Remember Long Digit Numbers 91How to remember numbers—short, long, in sequence and out.
Some Pegs for Emergencies 97How the Alphabet can aid your memory.
It Pays to Remember Dates 104
How to remember any date; how to perform stunts with days and dates; learn to do the amazing "perpetual calendar" stunt.
It Pays to Remember Foreign Language Vocabulary & Abstract Information 114
Learn the system of substitute words to help you to remember difficult foreign words, thoughts and abstract ideas.
It Pays to Remember Names and Faces 120
Impress the name on your mind; associate the name and face with something of significance to yourself.
What's in a Name? 128More advice on how to remember names. Substitute picture words and symbols for names.
More about Names and Faces 139Now test your ability to remember names and faces. Compare your score and your improvement.
It Pays to Remember Facts about People 151
The more you can remember about people you meet, the more success and happiness you will have in your social and business life.
It Pays to Remember Telephone Numbers 157
Here's how you will be able to remember any number of telephone numbers with the greatest of ease.
The Importance of Memory 167How a trained memory helped successful men and women in their activities and careers.
Don't Be Absent-minded 174How to handle and overcome mental blocks.
Amaze Your Friends 181Learn the incredible "400 digit" memory feat and astound your friends.
It Pays to Remember Appointments and Schedules 189 A simple way to keep your daily and weekly appointments and schedules on your mind. It Pays to Remember Anniversaries, Birthdays and Other Important Dates 199How to apply the methods you have learned to remember important dates in your life.
Memory Demonstrations 205Learn how to memorize the Morse Code in just half an hour.
Use the Systems 212
Now, with full confidence, you can remember prices, style numbers, state capitals, calories, facts and ideas—anything you want to remember.