|The Information Age|
|It’s the information age, and we’re bombarded with information like never before! We meet many people at work, clubs, social events, etc. There are many movie stars, sports stars, etc we like to keep up on. Yet, while most recognize the importance of exercising the body, few make time to exercise their memory. However, if you don’t, there will be consequences! Thanks to Memory Packer, you can do a quick memory workout in just a few minutes a day!|
|Confidence Is A Key Element In Better Memory|
It’s a well-known fact that confidence plays a major part in sports. If an athlete lacks confidence, they lose the mental sharpness needed to score goals or catch passes. The same can be said of your memory. When you aren’t floundering on everyday facts like the capital cities of various States, or the names of movie stars, you have more confidence in your memory. Names, dates, places will come to you quicker! Memory Packer is designed to help increase confidence in your memory.
Don't forget to check out our "Names in The News" category. Keeping right up to date on the news of the day will provide a major boost to your confidence. Furthermore, you will find that you spend about a third of the time it takes to read newspapers, yet retain more of the knowledge! You'll also find you pay more attention to news items because you're familiar with the names that keep popping up. Memory experts say that simply paying better attention to things that you hear is half the battle in memory improvement. Many people visit this site every day for their news fix!
|Check Out Our New Sections on Flags of the World and USA State Flags!|
We have two new flag categories for you to check out: Flags of the World and USA State Flags. Knowledge of flags will help your memory by giving you a visual reference to connect memories of people, places, and things.
Memory works based on connections between information. When we’re trying to remember something, we’re always searching for a little rhyme, an acronym, a picture, or some other kind of mental anchor to link the memory to. Flags are excellent for this purpose! For example, let’s say you meet somebody at a party one day and they tell you they’re from Belarus. Knowing the flag of Belarus gives you something visual to connect this fact to. Visual references greatly increase the chance of remembering things. With our newly improved algorithm, you could easily learn the flag of every country in the world. Try it, it’s free!
|Keep up on the World with our ‘Names in the News’ Category!|
We have a new category called ‘Names in the News.’ After checking it out, we’re sure you will agree that Memory Packer is, by far, the best site on the Internet to help keep you up on the world! Instead of just reporting the news, Memory Packer helps you internalize and remember news facts.
In fact, we estimate that, using Memory Packer, you will spend about 1/3 of the time it takes to read newspapers, yet you will retain more of the knowledge. Increasing numbers of people are coming back to Memory Packer every day for their news fix!
Furthermore, we’re so positive that people will absolutely love this category, that, at some point, the Memory Packer software will lock you out of other categories until you have tested out ‘Names in the News.’ However, the software only requires you to review ten questions before unlocking the site, which only takes you about a minute. We want to encourage you to try it out, without annoying you too much!
One reason we strongly encourage people to try out our ‘Names in the News’ section is that keeping up on the world will provide a major boost to your confidence. Just like athletes perform better when they are confident, your memory works faster when you have confidence in it.
In addition, memory experts say that, simply paying better attention, is half the battle in memory improvement. Naturally, you will pay better attention to news items when you are familiar with the names in the stories. If a news story comes on television and you’ve never heard of the person they’re talking about, there is a very good chance you will forget the news you just heard. If, on the other hand, you are completely familiar with the name, you pay more attention and remember the news item!
|Become a Memory Packer News Hound!|
As part of our effort to increase the amount of news content on Memory Packer, we're encouraging you, the general public, to input any 'Names in The News' items you think we should add to the site.
Have you ever thought about becoming a news journalist? Do you want to have a say on what names enter and stay in the public consciousness? Why not play a part by entering some questions and answers into our 'Names in the News' category? Simply type in a question and answer, and we'll put up your entry within 24 hours! Questions and answers are very short, so you could compose one in a couple of minutes. Click the link below to get started!
|Your Memory Works Like Glue|
Have you ever wondered how contestants on Jeopardy can remember so much? If you could ask them, they would probably tell you that the more they learn, the easier it is to keep learning more. The reason for this is that your memory works based on connections between information. The more facts you have connecting to a memory, the easier it is to remember it long term.
Here’s an example. Suppose you’ve used Memory Packer to memorize flags of the world and capital cities of the world. One day you meet somebody named Anna, from Madrid. Instead of just trying to remember “Anna is from Madrid,” you now have three connectors to help you remember this fact: The fact that she's from Madrid connects to the memory "Anna is from the capital of Spain." The flag becomes a third connector. You could imagine Anna wearing a tee shirt with the flag of Spain on it. Now you have three things connecting in your mind to help you remember where Anna is from!
If you knew a few other facts about Madrid and/or Spain, they would all connect in your mind, helping you to remember that Anna is from Madrid.
Here’s another example: It’s easier to remember “My Daughter was born the year that The Sting won best picture” than it is to remember “My daughter was born in 1973.” Indeed, memory experts have long recommended using associations to help you remember things. However, it’s not always easy to quickly think of a mental picture to associate with something. Having a base of information stored in your brain that you can access quickly to form associations will help your memory immensely.
|Paying Better Attention Is Half The Battle In Memory Improvement|
Memory experts say that simply paying better attention is half the battle in memory improvement. They coach people to repeat a name when they first hear it. That’s why we created a special category on this site called “Names in the News.” It helps you quickly memorize many names that are currently coming up in the news, on talk shows, etc. Once you familiarize yourself with all of these names, you will suddenly notice them popping up all over the place! You will become super aware of the world around you and pay more attention to news items, thereby remembering more. You will notice that you pay more attention to other things as well. With our “Names in the News” category, you will find that you spend about a third of the time it takes to read newspapers, yet you will retain more of the information. Many people visit this site every day for their news fix!
In fact, we believe this category will help you so much, at some point you will get locked out of Memory Packer and forced to review ten items from this category in order to unlock the site again. We very much encourage you to regularly review “Names in the News” even if you think some of the names aren’t relevant.
|Bad Memory Begins With Laziness|
|Another reason we recommend “Names in the News” is that it discourages you from becoming lazy about your memory. Bad memory begins when you tell yourself “it’s not important to me, so I can’t be bothered to remember.” True, knowing the latest teen heartthrob might not seem relevant to your life, but keeping up on the world prevents mental laziness. You will also be surprised at how some of these memories might connect to other things, helping you remember them also. Many people visit this site every day for their news fix!|
|Repetition Is Another Key To Memory Improvement|
|Memory experts also stress repetition. They coach people to repeat a new name in their mind over and over. Repetition helps cement memories in your brain. Memory Packer is all about repetition. It’s a super intelligent flash card system that keeps track of what items you have difficulty with, and gives more repetition on those items. It helps you learn information at your own pace. Essentially, it’s passive learning. It actually makes learning relaxing and enjoyable! The system is programmed to make sure you always get as close as possible to 7/10 answers correct. This keeps you challenged, but never discouraged.|
|Covering A Wide Variety Of Information Is Critical|
Again, because your memory works based on connections between information, it’s important to keep all the pathways in your brain stimulated. That’s why memory experts recommend crossword puzzles. They cover lots of different subjects.
One drawback to a crossword puzzle, however, is the time it takes to do them. With Memory Packer, you can memorize a wide variety of information with lightening speed, helping to improve your overall memory. You also don’t get as much repetition with crossword puzzles as you do with Memory Packer.
|Memory Packer Works Like A Super Intelligent Flash Card System|
|Memory Packer works like a super intelligent flash card system. You are asked a question and encouraged to think of the answer. There’s no need to type anything in. You click to see the answer, and then click one of two buttons, indicating if the answer you thought in your head was right or wrong. Memory Packer keeps track of what questions you get right or wrong, and asks the ones that are difficult for you more often. It is calibrated so that you get the right answer about 7/10 times, so you’re challenged, but never discouraged. New questions are only introduced when you’re ready for more. If you find you’re getting too many wrong, please be patient, as the program is always adjusting to match your learning speed.|
|Read Information Aloud For Better Results|
|Some research indicates that reading aloud helps you remember things better. We encourage you to try this to see if it works for you. The fact is that everybody is different. What works for one person doesn’t always work for another. For some people, speaking and hearing words helps the information connect better in their brain.|
|It Takes Very Little Time To Maintain Knowledge Once You Learn It|
|Once you memorize all the items in a category on Memory Packer, you will find that it takes very little time to review the information and retain the memories. If you use this site regularly, you will build up a very impressive bank of knowledge! Use your knowledge to help connect to other things you hear, read and see, thereby, helping you remember new things easier.|
|Experience A ‘Brain Shift’ Towards Remembering More With Memory Packer!|
|If you use Memory Packer regularly, you will definitely notice an improvement in your memory. You will also discover that, once you have over a thousand items memorized, you will experience a “brain shift” towards remembering more. Just like batting practice helps baseball players hit more balls, the more time you spend memorizing things, the better your memory works. You will find that you’re quicker at forming associations to help you remember things. Confidence comes into play as well, as described above. You become so used to memorizing , that it just comes naturally! After ten questions, no matter what category you are learning, Memory Packer creates a quick summary of how many items you have memorized from every category. The more categories you have completed, the more you will notice your memory improving!|
|Pilots Are Rated By How Many Flying Hours They Have|
Did you know that pilots have to log every flight they take in an aircraft, and they are rated, based on the number of hours they have? They are also subject to checkouts, based on the number of hours they have. For example, pilots have to go on “check out” flights with an instructor if they haven’t flown for a certain period of time. However, the more hours they have, the longer they can go without flying before they are required to take a checkout flight. The reason for this is that the actions required to fly and land a plane are very specialized, and the pilot needs to relearn this skill, if they have been inactive. But the more hours they have, the less often they have to relearn.
The same principle applies to other things. If you learn music, you will find that the more hours you have, the less skill you lose if you don’t practice for period of time. Similarly, the more hours you have working your memory, the stronger it becomes, and the longer connections between memories last. We mention this to illustrate how important it is to “build up hours” on memory improvement. You won’t notice results in just an hour or two on this site. You need to come back regularly and put in the hours!
|Research Shows Memorizing To Be An Important Brain Exercise!|
According to the book "Train Your Brain" by Ryuta Kawashima, a leading expert on brain research, memorizing things plays a very important part in brain health. On page 52 of the book, it states: "The brain has different places for storing different sorts of memory. Therefore, many different places in the brain will be activated if you memorize various sorts of things. At the same time in this way you can develop a well-balanced brain. Memorizing is a very important activity for the brain. Repetition and making associations make memorizing easy."
The message here is clear: memorizing things is an extremely good exercise for the brain. With this site, we've made it extremely easy to memorize many different things. Essentially, we provide passive learning. Use your banked knowledge to help you remember many other things. For example, it's easier to remember "my daughter was born the year that Annie Hall won best picture" than it is to remember "my daughter was born in 1977."
|New Research Proves That The Brain Can Repair Itself|
New research has proven that the brain can actually repair itself, with new pathways forming to compensate for damaged pathways. Connections are the key to better memory. The more connections you have to a memory, the more likely you are to remember it long term. If one pathway is damaged, another steps in to compensate.
For example, let's say your daughter was born in 1972, but you have trouble remembering this. However, if you remember that 'The Godfather' won best picture in 1972, you can easily make a connection to your daughter's year of birth. It's always better to use a visual connection, so you could imagine your daughter dressed as a ganster! Now, you will easily remember her year of birth!
This is the philosophy of Memory Packer. Memory is based on connections. We have many different categories that you can easily memorize. Then, you can use the memorized information to help you remember other things. You will find it EXTREMELY EASY to memorize any one of the categories because the learning algorithm customizes to everyone who uses it. It's never too fast or too slow. It sometimes throws in some new questions at a faster pace to challenge you, but it will always adjust to let your brain catch up. You will actually find the learning relaxing and enjoyable!
Some recent research claims that most memory systems are not effective. You play games that really have nothing to do with remembering anything other than the specific tasks you are performing in the game. Memory Packer is different, because it involves memorizing a base of knowledge that helps memories connect in your brain. We won't claim that it will help you remember where you put your car keys, but it will certainly help you remember names, dates, and places. When you spend a lot of time memorizing things, your brain becomes better at quickly finding an association that will help you remember. Try out Memory Packer for a period of time and you will be amazed at the results!
|Helping You Out On The Ground|
At the very essence, Memory Packer will help you tackle the barrage of information we all have to deal with every day. This site is great in helping you “on the ground,” so to speak. It will help you get a handle on the names of movie stars, singers, bands, vocabulary, names in the news, etc, to help you in your everyday life.
Make sure you check out our "Names in the News" category! It will help you keep track of all the people making headlines today. You will find that a regular review of this category will make you pay more attention to news you hear, because you are familiar with the names that keep on popping up. Memory experts say that simply paying better attention is half the battle in memory improvement! Also, keeping up on the world prevents you from becoming lazy about your memory. Bad memory begins when you start telling yourself "it's not important for me to remember this." True, some things might not seem relevant to your life, but keeping up is good for your memory! Many people visit this site every day for their news fix!
|Try This Website Every Day For A Week|
|We very much encourage you to try this Website for five minutes a day for a week. If you have more time, by all means spend longer. Very quickly you will find the information you are learning and remembering starts to connect to other things you are hearing and learning. Make sure that your daily visit includes reviewing our “Names in The News” category. You will very quickly find that your confidence in your memory grows, and that you begin to remember names, dates, places, etc quicker than before you started visiting Memory Packer! As a side note, we designed this site so it’s easy to use while you eat your lunch, so you can multi-task!|
|Use This Site In Conjunction With Other Methods And Techniques|
By no means should Memory Packer be your only source of memory training! It’s important to use a variety of different methods to improve your memory. Much like you need to eat a wide array of different foods and vegetables to get all the vitamins and minerals your body needs, virtually all memory experts agree that you need to try many different activities to stimulate your mind and keep it sharp. Investigate and try many different things! It is definitely worth spending money, where necessary, and investing time to improve your memory. If you don’t, it will surely decline as you get older! You should keep socially active and learn new things as often as possible.
|Exercise, Diet, Nutrients and Supplements Have Been Proven to Help Memory|
|There are also many foods that have been proven to help your memory. Blueberries, and the Omega 3 fatty acids found in fish are a couple of immediate examples. If you don’t like fish, you can purchase Omega 3-6-9 capsules at your local grocery store. There are also many supplements available that contain the ingredients known to improve memory. Your diet, exercise, and nutrients should definitely be a part of your quest to keep your memory sharp.|
|Don't Just Depend on One Source for Information About Memory Improvement!|
|Indeed, because the baby boom generation has reached the point that they’re concerned about their memory, there is an abundance of research being done in this area. We encourage you to investigate what is out there and see what works best for you. No two people are alike, so what works for one person might not work for another. Before you spend a pile of money on something, make sure you research it thoroughly. Don’t just depend on one source. If you hear the same information from several sources, chances are there is more validity to it than if you only hear it from only one source. Talk to your doctor! Finally, talk to your friends and find out what works for them. When you do, please tell them about Memory Packer! We need to increase our traffic as much as possible in order to be able to add new categories and features on this site. The more categories we have, the more we can help you form more connections in your brain to help your memory!|
|Please Tell Your Friends About This Site!|
|We provide this site completely free of charge. All we ask of our users is that you tell a friend about this site. If you use Memory Packer regularly, at some point you will be asked to refer a new user. In fact, you will be locked out of the site until you have referred somebody new. The new user simply needs to enter your referral code into the box that’s just above the start button and review fifteen questions in order to unlock the site again for you. You will be given a referral code before you are locked out. We apologize in advance for any inconvenience this may cause you. However, we cannot add new categories and features without more traffic on the site. We thank you in advance for your cooperation!|
|Create Your Own Category|
If you like using Memory Packer, but we don’t have the information you want on the site yet, why not create a
If you email us your questions and answers, we can have them on this site within 24 hours in most cases for a very minimal fee. If you want your category to be private, we can even make it password protected so only you can access it. Memory Packer is perfect for students studying for exams or even companies for training employees.
With conventional training, it’s easy to forget a lot of the knowledge in the weeks following the training. It’s too expensive to completely re-train everybody constantly, especially when different people forget different things. With Memory Packer, each employee learns the items they have the most difficulty remembering. It is customized for each and every individual that uses it! See our contact information below to get in touch with us.
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