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30 Days to a More Powerful Memory by Ph.D. Gini Graham Scott

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Chapter 1. How Your Memory Works

To know how to improve your memory, it helps to have a general understanding of how your memory works. I have created specific exercises based on this knowledge, exercises that will help you improve in each of the areas of your memory.

The roots for the way we think about memory today actually have a long history, dating at least back to the time of the Greeks, and perhaps earlier. Accordingly, I have included a little history about the way psychologists have thought about memory that has developed into the model of memory that psychologists commonly hold today and that I use in this book.

A Quick Historical Overview

The Beginnings of Studying Memory

Even before philosophers and other theorists began to study human ...

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