An infallible method of remembering proper names is (1) Get the name when introduced. If not quite sure, ask for it. (2) Pronounce the name aloud whilst looking at the person. Do this several times, if possible. The object is to produce a concurrence or connection between the sight-image of... read more
1--FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPLES OF ASSIMILATIVE MEMORY.
2--BRAIN TONIC; or, The stimulating Power of the Method.
3--Educating the Intellect to stay with the senses of
Sight and Hearing; or, Cure of Mind Wandering.
4--Learning any Series of Proper Names--American
5--The Unique Case of the English Sovereigns--How to learn
their Succession quickly.
6--NUMERIC THINKING; or, Learning the longest sets of
figures almost instantly.
7--DECOMPOSITION OR RECOMPOSITION, AND INTELLECTUAL
INQUISITION; or, How to learn Prose and Poetry by
heart, with numerous examples, including Poe's Bells.
8--ANALYTIC SUBSTITUTIONS; or, A Quick Training in Dates,
etc., Dates of the Accession of American Presidents
and of the English Kings, Specific Gravities, Rivers,
Mountains, Latitudes and Longitudes, etc.
9--THOUGHTIVE UNIFICATIONS; or, How to never forget Proper
Names, Series of Facts, Faces, Errands, Conversations,
Speeches or Lectures, Languages, Foreign Vocabularies,
Music, Mathematics, etc., Speaking without notes,
Anatomy, and all other Memory wants.
10--ACME OF ACQUISITION; or, Learning unconnected facts,
rules and principles in the Arts, Sciences, Histories,
etc., etc., chapters in books, or books themselves, in
one reading or study.
11--Learning one hundred facts in the Victorian Era, with
dates of year, month, and day of each in one
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