Total Memory Workout
8 Easy Steps to Maximum Memory Fitness
By Cynthia R. Green
(Bantam, Paperback, 9780553380262, 258pp.)
Publication Date: January 30, 2001
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How to remember what you don't want to forget.
Frustrated by your forgetfulness? Don't be. Memory lapses aren't necessarily a sign of age -- more often they are a sign of the times, as we're all inundated with important information to remember, from PINs and cell phone numbers to children's schedules and crucial business facts.
Dr. Cynthia Green, founding director of The Memory Enhancement Program at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, shows you how to make the most of your memory, sharing her powerful yet practical eight-step program for improving your recall.
Do you sometimes enter a room and forget what you went there for?
-- page 29
Do you find yourself struggling to remember details from an important meeting?
-- page 110
Are you constantly misplacing your keys or glasses?
-- page 113
Do you find it impossible to remember directions, phone numbers, or computer passwords without writing them down?
- - page 136
Do the names of people you've just been introduced to slip your mind?
- - page 193
Cynthia R. Green, Ph.D., is the founder and director of The Memory Enhancement Program at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City, where she teaches memory wellness classes to adults of all ages. Dr. Green, who holds a Ph.D. in clinical psychology from New York University, has been on the staff of Mount Sinai Medical Center since 1990, where she is an assistant clinical professor in the Department of Psychiatry. She lives with her family in northern New Jersey.
"As a mother of three and a busy executive, I was on information overload until I put Dr. Green's memory-enhancing principles to work."
- - Eileen Opatut, Senior Vice President, The Food Network
"Solid advice on remembering that is both practical and based on science."
-- John W. Rowe, M.D., President and CEO of Mount Sinai and NYU Health and co-author of Successful Aging
"A terrific resource that covers all you need to know about how to improve your memory."
-- Leonard Stern, Chairman, The Hartz Group
"Sensible advice for the seriously inclined."
"What distinguishes this book is Green's commonsense approach....Her workouts [are] entertaining as well as effective."
-- Natural Health
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