Tag: memory

Memory games

One for the weekend… whose up for a good game? From the moment you turn over your first exam paper, you appreciate how useful having a great memory can be but did you now that you can improve your memory just by

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Memrise

Here’s an interesting way to learn the vocabulary for a variety of languages. The site uses flashcards supported by video clips, mnemonics and samples of how each word is used. Anyone can add to the site by creating flashcards, adding

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Trolley Dash

This is aimed at kids (and I’m reliably informed is well loved in some schools).  But it’s surprisingly hard: http://learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org/en/fun-with-english/trolley-dash And a great test of memory not to mention English language training for those who might find it helpful.

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brain injury and memory loss

In a slightly unusual TOTD we couldn’t help but be inspired by this story of someone with severe short term memory loss using technology to try to piece together something of a memory. http://blog.evernote.com/2010/03/25/user-profile-patrick-jones-living-with-traumatic-brain-injury-with-help-from-evernote/ We’ve long been enthusiasts of mind-mapping

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Explore your memory

Continuing on the theme of ‘memory’, if you’d like to know how good your memory is why not take this test from the University of Edinburgh. http://www.bbc.co.uk/science/humanbody/mind/surveys/memory/   Stretch your memory with fun challenges designed by experts. Your answers will help

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