Want To Improve Your Memory? Take a Sniff or Two of Rosemary… Or Not?

Researchers at Northumbria University in the North East of England have recently released some research that shows student can gain a 5-7% improvement in memory tests if they work in a room that has “an aroma of rosemary”. Students were given a series of tasks of increasing difficulty to perform whilst also giving them random…

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Memorising Long Texts – Memory Expert Michael Tipper on BBC Radio Bristol

When media Organisations are looking for someone to comment on an issue related to memory improvement or performance, they will do a keyword search on “memory expert” and usually find their way to this website. Just last week Sky News needed some input on research that has identified we can memorise just about anything we…

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Health and Fitness at the 2015 Cheltenham Science Festival – Part 2

This is part 2 of my account of visiting the 2015 Cheltenham Science Festival.  You can find part 1 of this account here at My Visit to the 2015 Cheltenham Science Festival for Health and Fitness – Part 1. I have recorded a podcast for the entire visit that you can either play here now…

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My Visit To The 2015 Cheltenham Science Festival For Health And Fitness – Part 1

I have a deep interest in maintaining my own health, fitness and well being and in doing so have discovered information, ideas, tips, tricks and techniques along the way that I would like to share with you.  In this special edition I am going to look at what was on offer at the 2015 Cheltenham…

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An Interview I Did About Speed Reading – Video

I am asked to do all sorts of interviews on a regular basis by all sorts of people looking to achieve all sorts of things. Recently I was asked to share my thoughts on Speed Reading by Mentor Palokaj who was gathering a series of interviews with subject matter experts in his video series he…

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12 Signs of a Spiritual Awakening

I was checking my Facebook Notifications this morning and I was drawn to this post made by Nigel Risner on The Global Speakers and Authors Mastermind Group.  I wasn’t sure if the group was open to the public so I copied this because I wanted to share it with you: 12 Signs of a Spiritual…

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What Do You Do With Your Time?

What do you do with your time? This is a crucial time management question to ask yourself. The first part of solving any problem is an accurate analysis of the situation and that is just as true for learning how to get more from your time as it is for anything else. If you want…

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Are You A Tortoise Or a Hare?

One of my favourite quotes sits on my desktop on my computer and it says this: “Those who are blessed with the most talent don’t necessarily outperform everyone else. It’s the people with follow through who excel!” I think I got this from one of Brian Tracy’s books or tapes and it has been something…

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Tom Rush and the Remember Song

I heard about this Remember Song on the radio this morning. It is hilarious and if you think you have a memory problem then watch this. If it rings more than a little true with you, then perhaps you need a copy of my memory book. Enjoy. P.S.  It’s not one of my memory enhancement…

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On the BBC Again….This Time About Memorising Poetry

The BBC are currently having a bit of a season about Poetry. According to Giles Coren in the Times recently no one cares about poetry. Yet the BBC in their infinite wisdom think it is worth bothering about and have put a lot of effort into poetry for the broadcasting schedules over the coming weeks.…

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