The peripheral vision is the vision that you have on the sides of the center of the vision. It is a vision with less resolution than the central one, but it can be very helpful in brain training if used wisely. This article will show you how. Why should I improve my peripheral vision? By […]
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The eidetic memory is an ability to recall images, sounds or objects in memory with high precision for a few seconds without using mnemonics. It is the closest thing to photographic memory (which actually, does not exist!). Eidetic memory is very poor in adults, but it can be increased with proper training. This post will show you how you can […]
If you are learning speed reading you need to keep a record of your progress. Monitoring your reading speed as your train will allow you to observe your advances, and, when none is observed, detect where there is a problem and correct it. Hence, you need to know your reading speed. You should measure three things […]
Mathemagics is a wonderful mobile software for learning and practising mental math. Yes, you can use it for both things: learn, and practice. And everything in your mobile phone! Developed by Blue Lightning Labs, the program contains three modes: Lessons, Practice and Play. On the Lessons mode, you will find many, many, many […]
What is the main problem users argue for not training their body? That they don’t have time to go to the gym. Today, you are going to reach out of excuses to avoid training your body. In this post, you will learn a famous scientific workout that allows you to train your body in only 7 […]
In this video, Rick T. explains the three reasons why anybody should train their brain.
There is a storm coming… a storm in the form of Alzheimer’s and dementia. And it will affect the whole world. The problem The Alzheimer’s Disease International has recently published a report about the global impact that different types of dementia (including Alzheimer’s) are going to have in the world in the next 40 years. It […]
What is a memory palace? It is a mental structure that can help you memorize anything in an easy and sticky way. By using it, you can quickly memorize what you need and remember it at the time you need. Basically, it consists of defining a set of locations in your mind. Then, use those […]
Last Saturday I met Ramón Campayo the fastest memorizer of the world (and my sensei!) holding more than 100 world records of memorization. He is also the creator of the Speed Memory International Championship, a championship were not only great memorization skills are required, but also require a strong memorization speed. We talked about the […]
This post is about the principles you must follow to properly feed your brain, in order to keep a healthy brain for a long time. The principles are the following: Avoid hypoglycaemia. This means, avoid a low level of glucose in blood. Glucose is the fuel of the brain, and low levels of it can kill neurons. To […]