DailyDirt: What Do You Remember?
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- An analysis of IMDB's memorable movie quotes could help figure out what makes well-written dialogue so catchy. Not surprisingly, the most popular catchphrases have unusual combinations of words and often express some pearls of wisdom. "Do. Or Do not. There is no try." [url]
- USA Memory Champ Ron White shows off how he memorizes the order of a deck of shuffled playing cards -- creating a unique sentence for each card that helps him remember how every card relates to its neighbors. He uses a spatial memory technique called method of loci, but it probably doesn't work for everyone (especially people who get lost a lot). [url]
- Children remember more than adults think they do, but nobody remembers their second birthday party. A study on the memories of Disney World revealed that 3 year old kids remembered a lot about the happiest place on Earth (even 18 months after visiting). [url]
- To discover more interesting articles on the human mind, check out what's currently floating around the StumbleUpon universe. [url]