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First published in Great Britain in 1993 by Pavilion Books Limited, 26 Upper Ground, London SE1 9PD.
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HOW TO DEVELOP A PERFECT MEMORY
1: Introduction 7
2: How to remember lists 10
4: How to remember numbers 25
5: The mental diary 37
6: The mental in-tray 42
7: Memory and job interviews 44
8: How to remember speeches 46
9: How to remember directions 50
10: Learning the twentieth century calendar 54
11: How to recall 'lost' chapters of your life 63
12: How to learn languages 66
13: How to remember geographical facts 72
14: How to remember history 81
15: Popular mnemonics 90
16: How to memorize a pack of playing cards 95
17: How to win (always) at Trivial Pursuit 103
18: Memory and sport 108
19: How memory can improve your golf swing 115
20: How memory can improve your chess game 119
21: More on cards - how to memorize thirty-five decks 125
22: Number crunching 128
23: Remembering binary numbers 134
24: How to win at blackjack 139
25: How to beat quiz machines 147
26: Memory and the Greeks 152
27: Famous memory men 159
28: Conclusion 169
Appendix A: Name and face exercises 170
Selected Bibliography 174
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