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Memory & Brain Power

  1. 1. Memory <ul><li>If you live for 75 years </li></ul><ul><li>23 years sleeping </li></ul><ul><li>19 years working </li></ul><ul><li>9 years enjoyment </li></ul><ul><li>8 years dressing </li></ul><ul><li>6 years travelling </li></ul><ul><li>6 months praying </li></ul>
  2. 2. Memory <ul><li>How long will you learn </li></ul><ul><li>Keep learning </li></ul><ul><li>Never stop learning </li></ul><ul><li>Learn as much as you can while you are young, since life becomes too busy later </li></ul><ul><li>Just never let the brain idle. </li></ul><ul><li>Harder – smarter - sharper </li></ul>
  3. 3. Memory <ul><li>Education is to teach people to think </li></ul><ul><li>Success </li></ul><ul><li>Only 3% of the people are successful </li></ul><ul><li>Enjoy your studies </li></ul><ul><li>Enemy is with in you </li></ul><ul><li>Mind is remembering or imagining things </li></ul>
  4. 4. Memory <ul><li>Learning is a treasure that will follow its owner everywhere.  ~Chinese Proverb </li></ul><ul><li>Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty.  ~Henry Ford </li></ul><ul><li>Learn as if you were going to live forever. Live as if you were going to die tomorrow. </li></ul><ul><li>Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.- Albert Einstein </li></ul>
  5. 5. Memory <ul><li>Memory & intelligence is tested during examination </li></ul><ul><li>You cannot improve your intelligence </li></ul><ul><li>Have skills to increase memory </li></ul><ul><li>It is impossible to begin to learn that which one thinks one already knows </li></ul>
  6. 6. Memory <ul><li>&quot;Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body“- Sir Richard Steele </li></ul><ul><li>'It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the ones most responsive to change' - Charles Darwin </li></ul>
  7. 7. Memory <ul><li>Memory is the ability to recall what has been learned and experienced in the past </li></ul><ul><li>To recover information about past events and knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>Memory - recall the right information at the right time </li></ul>
  8. 8. Memory <ul><li>Divided into sensory memory short term memory & long term memory </li></ul><ul><li>Aging affects short term memory and often declines </li></ul><ul><li>Brain is like a muscle, use to keep it strong </li></ul>
  9. 9. Memory <ul><li>Stress and anxiety may interrupt memory and concentration </li></ul><ul><li>Lifetime learning is the key to keep mind active and fit </li></ul><ul><li>Maintaining strong ties to your family and friends is important for your mental health, including your memory </li></ul>
  10. 10. Memory <ul><li>We retain: </li></ul><ul><li>20% of what we hear </li></ul><ul><li>30% of what we see </li></ul><ul><li>50% of what we hear and see </li></ul><ul><li>70% of what we hear, see and talk </li></ul><ul><li>90% of what we hear, see, talk and do! </li></ul><ul><li>So what you have learned, hence work experience in schools </li></ul>
  11. 11. Memory <ul><li>Super learning </li></ul><ul><li>Use right side of your brain </li></ul><ul><li>Listen to right kind of music </li></ul><ul><li>Read faster and recall more </li></ul><ul><li>Relax mind and body together </li></ul><ul><li>Use your memory creatively </li></ul>
  12. 12. Memory <ul><li>Conscious memory </li></ul><ul><li>sight, hear, smell, touch & taste </li></ul><ul><li>Sub conscious stores memory </li></ul><ul><li>If subconscious mind is wandering, brain cannot stores information – absent mindedness </li></ul><ul><li>If emotional cannot store - solve problem first. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Memory <ul><li>Sensory memory – immediate </li></ul><ul><li>Short term memory 1 to 2 hours </li></ul><ul><li>Long term memory </li></ul><ul><li>discuss, analyze, repeat, recollect </li></ul><ul><li>Observation, visualization, memorize, thinking </li></ul>
  14. 14. Memory <ul><li>Reasons for poor memory </li></ul><ul><li>Lack of concentration </li></ul><ul><li>Poor impression </li></ul><ul><li>Lack of observation </li></ul><ul><li>Lack of interest </li></ul>
  15. 15. Memory <ul><li>Sustained attention </li></ul><ul><li>No enjoyment or interference before & after study - retroactive interference & proactive interference </li></ul><ul><li>Solve emotions, tensions, worries & thoughts </li></ul><ul><li>Luck </li></ul>
  16. 16. Memory <ul><li>Alpha level - without thoughts – </li></ul><ul><li>Hear music you love before studies. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Brain </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Left-brain right brain </li></ul><ul><li>Logic, poetry, arts, reading, study </li></ul>
  17. 17. Memory <ul><li>Nasal breathing </li></ul><ul><li>before studies no tension </li></ul><ul><li>Enjoys being in your study room </li></ul><ul><li>Take 15 min rest in study room </li></ul>
  18. 18. Memory <ul><li>Eat no non veg food after 7.30 pm </li></ul><ul><li>Ginger & chilly - pheno propane </li></ul><ul><li>Chocolate - caffeine - phenyl ethyl amine </li></ul><ul><li>No bathing after meals </li></ul><ul><li>Green colour stimulates intelligence </li></ul><ul><li>Melting ice improves intelligence </li></ul>
  19. 19. Memory <ul><li>Conscious mind closes as we close our eyes. </li></ul><ul><li>Guided imaginary object method </li></ul><ul><li>Study only for 20 min or else hypnotize </li></ul><ul><li>Conscious mind down after 20 min </li></ul><ul><li>Change subject after 45 min for full potential </li></ul>
  20. 20. Memory <ul><li>Closing eyes while storing. </li></ul><ul><li>Repeat after 10 min - after 1 hr- after 1 day after 1 week after one month </li></ul><ul><li>Wake up at 5 am - recollect in the morning </li></ul><ul><li>Forget since no repetition. </li></ul>
  21. 21. <ul><li>Better Brainpower </li></ul><ul><li>Learn a language. Learning a new language to halt the age-related decline in brain function </li></ul><ul><li>Write. Writing is good for your mind in many ways. To tell your memory what is important, so recall things will be easy in the future. To clarify your thinking. </li></ul>
  22. 22. <ul><li>Better Brainpower </li></ul><ul><li>Breath deep. More air in means more oxygen in the blood & therefore in the brain, helps to relax you </li></ul><ul><li>Meditate. A simple meditation you can do right now is just closing your eyes and paying attention to your breath </li></ul><ul><li>Sit up straight. Posture affects your thinking process </li></ul>
  23. 23. <ul><li>Better Brainpower </li></ul><ul><li>Avoid sugar. Any simple carbohydrates can give you &quot;brain fog </li></ul><ul><li>Speed reading. Contrary to what many believe, your comprehension of material often goes up when you learn to speed-read. You get to learn a lot more in less time, and it is definitely a good brain exercise </li></ul>
  24. 24. <ul><li>Better Brainpower </li></ul><ul><li>Exercise. Long term exercise can boost brainpower </li></ul><ul><li>Develop your creativity. Creativity gives power to your thinking </li></ul><ul><li>Talk. Talking is only good for the brain if you are actually exercising it </li></ul><ul><li>Do something you enjoy. This is a way to both lower stress & revamp your brain </li></ul>
  25. 25. <ul><li>Better Brainpower </li></ul><ul><li>Learn new things. This is another way to exercise the brain </li></ul><ul><li>Walk. Exercise has been shown to benefit the brain, and walking is one of the best exercises </li></ul><ul><li>Eat fish. Eating fish actually speeds up brain waves, and improves concentration </li></ul><ul><li>Motivate yourself </li></ul>
  26. 26. <ul><li>Better Brainpower </li></ul><ul><li>Laugh. The release of endorphins caused by laughter lowers stress levels, which is good for long term brain health – new ideas & new thoughts </li></ul><ul><li>Play. Stimulating the brain causes measurable changes in the structure of the brain </li></ul><ul><li>Do puzzles. Crossword puzzles, lateral thinking puzzles, and even good riddles are a great way to get brain exercise </li></ul>
  27. 27. <ul><li>Every child has a specific way of absorbing information. Some learn through visual stimulation; others are more responsive to sound & language; while some learn more quickly through touch & motion. Therefore, children can be broadly classified into three categories based on their preferred learning style: </li></ul><ul><li>the Lookers, the Listeners, & the Movers </li></ul><ul><li>Or Visual, Auditory and kinesthetic    </li></ul>
  28. 28. <ul><li>Better Brainpower </li></ul><ul><li>Sing. When you are alone in your car, try singing about something you are working on. This taps into and exercises your right brain </li></ul><ul><li>Nuts. University students in Brazil and other South American countries often eat several Brazil nuts before an exam, believing they are good for their mental power </li></ul>
  29. 29. Memory <ul><li>Wit and humor for retention . </li></ul><ul><li>Humour is by far the most significant activity of the human brain </li></ul><ul><li>Respect teachers, elders and parents </li></ul><ul><li>Give life the very best and be proud of you </li></ul>
  30. 30. Memory <ul><li>Thank you for your patient listening </li></ul><ul><li>I wish you good luck </li></ul><ul><li>May GOD Bless you all </li></ul><ul><li>Joseph Chacko </li></ul><ul><li>Life Skills Coach </li></ul><ul><li>Email: </li></ul><ul><li>Mobile: 94474 14963 </li></ul>
  31. 31. Memory