Memory Training and Emotional Intelligence for Test Preparation with Howard Berg- Part 2

February 12, 2019

Welcome back to Part 2 of the interview with Speed Reading record holder, Howard Berg. In continuing on with the last episode on Speed Learning, Mr. Berg discusses his Peg System for remembering numbers, tips for asking for advice in school, and how to create "state" conditioning. These conditioned responses can be used to keep calm under pressure, just like the Green Berets he has trained.

 

Part 2

0:54 Memory Techniques and the Peg System

5:50 Turning Numbers into Pictures

7:10 What is Learning? Here’s Howard Berg’s Thoughts

8:40 How to Prepare for Study Material and Ask for Professor Advice

10:25 Using “State” (conditioned response) and Emotional Intelligence for Test Prep

19:30 The InsideTheBoards All-audio Q-bank Raffle and Phone App!

 

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Speed Learning with Guinness World Speed Reading Record Holder Howard Berg

February 5, 2019

This interview is with Speed Learning instructor and record holder, Howard Berg. Here, he covers increasing your reading and comprehension for increased retention. This is the first in a set of interview topics to improve your leaving through memory and emotional intelligence.

 

0:50 Intro to Howard Berg, Speed Reading Record Holder

2:40 Advanced Reading at a Young Age

4:30 Controversy around Speed Reading, and how to use with Brain-based learning, Emotional Intelligence, and Memory Techniques to study more efficiently

7:10 Demo of Howard Berg’s reading speed

8:34 Average Reading Speed and Improvements you Can Achieve!

10:25 Howard’s HBSpeedReading.com courses, Example of How to Increase Speed and Comprehension, and Importance of Schema

18:20 Use of Focus and Attention in Studying, and limiting Sub-vocalization when reading

23:00 How to Speed Learn: The 5 Things You MUST Know when Reading a Textbook

25:30 How to Study in 20% of the Time: Proper Study Group Formation

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Visual Marker Creation & Journey Method w/ Nelson Dellis: Climb4Memory, 4x US Memory Champion, and Author

January 28, 2019

Nelson Delis explains what got him into memory training, winning the US Championship 3x, and why he started Climb4Memory! He will walk you through a step-by-step example of the Journey/Linking Method for remembering the first few presidents. This is a great tool for remembering items that require sequential ordering, and can be implemented to any science and medicine topic as well!

0:00 Introduction

1:30 Nelson explores Alzheimer’s researched and Climb4Memory

2:40 Memory Training may grow the Hippocampus

5.30 Books by Nelson and teaching kids early

8.05 The Evolution of Memory Techniques

11.25 How to make personal Visual Markers vs Pre-made Markers

16.50 Example of Visual Marker creation with Linking Method

18.40: Recommended resources:

21.10 Parting Thoughts and Future Projects from Nelson Dellis. Visit his Website and YouTube page for more information.

22.30 Join the Medical Mnemonist Master Mind!

22.45 A Walk Down Memory Lane

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Advanced Memory Techniques with Mullen Memory

January 21, 2019

This episode is part 2 of a great interview with the creators of Mullen Memory, Alex Mullen and Cathy Chen. For the introduction about them, their organization, and basic tips for creating memory palaces, please go back and listen to the Part 1 of this series. This episode will cover some more advanced techniques. I hope you enjoy the interview as much as I did!

add a few seconds for the introduction

1:10 Solutions for complex material in memory palaces

3:00 Memory Palace worksheet

4:55 Using pseudo locations (movie sets, video games)

6:10 Advanced techniques for medicine

7:50 Example: remembering a gene

8:50 Using a priori memory palaces, and categorization of material

12:55 Using semantic themes to differentiate similar topics & Resources recommendation

15:00 The Learning Scientists

15:50 Walk Down Memory Lane

19:50 Join the Community!

21:25 Tyranny of Success

 

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Memory Palaces basics w/ Mullen Memory’s Alex Mullen & Cathy Chen

January 14, 2019

Alex Mullen and Cathy Chen are Co-founders of Mullen Memory & Simple Civics

This is Part 1 of a two-part interview. Please stay tuned for the follow-up next week!

0:60 Introductions

2:00 Mullen Memory

4:30 Alex’s Memory History and Championships

5:45 Cathy Memory History

7:00 How Memory Techniques Helped in Medical School

9:33 The Why and How of Memory Palaces

12:55 Memory Roadblocks and How to Avoid

16:00 Retrieval Practice and Spacing

19:05 Using Anki for Spaced Repetition

 

Recommendations:

Moonwalking with Einstein

Quantum Memory Power

 

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Accelerated Learning for Medical School

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Flashcards and Study Hacks with Medical School 2.0 author Dr. David Larson

January 7, 2019

This episode with Medical School 2.0 author Dr. David Larson will cover how to make flashcards and other study hacks for study efficiency.

0:42 Introduction

  • Education Background: Brown University, Fulbright Fellowship, USC School of Medicine, Alpha Omega Alpha Merit Scholarship
  • Philanthropy: Worked for Grassroots Public Health Program in India
  • TED Vancouver 2/2016 

6:10 Dr. Larson’s Medical School Experience

9:50 Flashcard Style and How-To

14:00 Personal vs Pre-made Flashcards

15:58 Meditation & 90/30 Study Recommendation

19:08 Recommended Resources and Financial Advice

23:03 Residency 2.0 and the Medical School 2.0 Masterclass?

24:20 Residency Hack & using Pocket App for Flashcards

25:40 Walk down Memory Lane & Getting Free Webinars

28:30 Contact info

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0- Medical Mnemonist Podcast Trailer

December 6, 2018

Upcoming episodes will include interviews and training sessions from experts in memory and accelerated learning, including:

Mind Maps

Visual Markers

Study Hacks

Speedreading

Memory Palaces

and so much more!

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