The Memory Doctor
- Narrated by: Erik Singer
- Length: 3 hrs and 9 mins
- Unabridged Audiobook
- Release date: 12-14-07
- Language: English
- Publisher: HarperAudio
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After learning the basics of memory, listeners to this audio get a crash course in fast relaxation. Tension. Tension inhibits the encoding process that lets us remember things, so less stress leads to better memory. Listeners go on to experiment with many fun ways to improve attention, encoding, and fact-retrieval skills. The goal: powerful, accurate memory that will last listeners the rest of their lives.
Thinking about ginko biloba? Think again. This audio, written by a neuropsychologist and award-winning researcher, examines the supplements and remedies available for memory loss and tells us which ones really work and which ones may actually harm memory. Unlike many other memory books available, The Memory Doctor is backed by hard science and clinical research into the function of memory. Every fact, tip, and trick in this audio is backed by the most current and accurate information available.
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By dennis on 03-15-08
try to forget it.
this is simply a terrible book. here it is in a nutshell. pay attention when your trying to remember something, and carry a notebook to write things down, thats it. no science of how anything works, no research. i could write this book by simply reading articles off the internet. i wish i could forget this worthless dribble.
12 of 13 people found this review helpful
By michael on 12-15-08
no useful advice. contradicts itself
This book is for the most part a commercial for barely effective, extremely dangerous prescription drugs. And, based on the description of these drugs, if you were in any kind of condition that you needed any of them, you wouldn't be able to listen to or read this book.
The authors also bad mouth memory systems that teach you to memorize entire phone books as mere parlor tricks; but, then mention in passing that method of loci and encoding are valid and useful memory techniques.
I would give this book a negative rating if that were possible.
2 of 2 people found this review helpful