Never Eat Shredded Wheat: Weird Ways to Remember Things

)  
9781782439899: Never Eat Shredded Wheat: Weird Ways to Remember Things
View all copies of this ISBN edition:
 
 

Our memories are mysterious things. One moment we might remember a lengthy poem or the exact street address of a restaurant from our childhood. But the next moment we can struggle to recall where we've put our keys down or the name of the person we have just been introduced to. The human mind is not terribly good at remembering abstract data - but we can do it much more successfully if we create associations with more relatable bits of information, such as familiar people, places, colours, poems or jokes.

The mnemonics that many of us learned as children are simply a shortcut to help locate information within your memory. For instance, rather than remember that the clockwise order of the points of the compass is North, East, South, West, we remember the mnemonic 'Never Eat Shredded Wheat', and the combination of humour and a visual reference provides an instant cue for our brains.

This book is a cornucopia of mnemonics. Amusing as well as informative, it includes well-known examples that you might remember from school, some of which have been in use for centuries, as well as more recent ones and alternatives to the traditional versions. Ranging across history, science, language, numbers, business, art and much, much more, the mnemonics included here provide quick easy access to a vast amount of fascinating and useful information. In addition, there are sections on working out your own methods and systems to augment the existing mnemonics with your own Aide Memoires, which can help you with everyday tasks such as avoiding common misspellings, or remembering names, faces and numbers.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

Product Description:

Never Eat Shredded Wheat

Book Description:

This book is a cornucopia of mnemonics. Amusing as well as informative, it includes well-known examples that you might remember from school, some of which have been in use for centuries, as well as more recent ones and alternatives to the traditional versions.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

James M. Russell
Published by Michael O'Mara Books Ltd, United Kingdom (2019)
ISBN 10: 1782439897 ISBN 13: 9781782439899
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 10
Seller:
The Book Depository
(London, United Kingdom)

Book Description Michael O'Mara Books Ltd, United Kingdom, 2019. Hardback. Condition: New. Language: English. Brand new Book. Our memories are mysterious things. One moment we might remember a lengthy poem or the exact street address of a restaurant from our childhood. But the next moment we can struggle to recall where we've put our keys down or the name of the person we have just been introduced to. The human mind is not terribly good at remembering abstract data - but we can do it much more successfully if we create associations with more relatable bits of information, such as familiar people, places, colours, poems or jokes.The mnemonics that many of us learned as children are simply a shortcut to help locate information within your memory. For instance, rather than remember that the clockwise order of the points of the compass is North, East, South, West, we remember the mnemonic 'Never Eat Shredded Wheat', and the combination of humour and a visual reference provides an instant cue for our brains. This book is a cornucopia of mnemonics. Amusing as well as informative, it includes well-known examples that you might remember from school, some of which have been in use for centuries, as well as more recent ones and alternatives to the traditional versions. Ranging across history, science, language, numbers, business, art and much, much more, the mnemonics included here provide quick easy access to a vast amount of fascinating and useful information. In addition, there are sections on working out your own methods and systems to augment the existing mnemonics with your own aides-memoire, which can help you with everyday tasks such as avoiding common misspellings, or remembering names, faces and numbers. Seller Inventory # AWC9781782439899

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
5.59
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

2.

James M. Russell
Published by Michael O'Mara Books Ltd, United Kingdom (2019)
ISBN 10: 1782439897 ISBN 13: 9781782439899
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 10
Seller:
Book Depository hard to find
(London, United Kingdom)

Book Description Michael O'Mara Books Ltd, United Kingdom, 2019. Hardback. Condition: New. Language: English. Brand new Book. Our memories are mysterious things. One moment we might remember a lengthy poem or the exact street address of a restaurant from our childhood. But the next moment we can struggle to recall where we've put our keys down or the name of the person we have just been introduced to. The human mind is not terribly good at remembering abstract data - but we can do it much more successfully if we create associations with more relatable bits of information, such as familiar people, places, colours, poems or jokes.The mnemonics that many of us learned as children are simply a shortcut to help locate information within your memory. For instance, rather than remember that the clockwise order of the points of the compass is North, East, South, West, we remember the mnemonic 'Never Eat Shredded Wheat', and the combination of humour and a visual reference provides an instant cue for our brains. This book is a cornucopia of mnemonics. Amusing as well as informative, it includes well-known examples that you might remember from school, some of which have been in use for centuries, as well as more recent ones and alternatives to the traditional versions. Ranging across history, science, language, numbers, business, art and much, much more, the mnemonics included here provide quick easy access to a vast amount of fascinating and useful information. In addition, there are sections on working out your own methods and systems to augment the existing mnemonics with your own aides-memoire, which can help you with everyday tasks such as avoiding common misspellings, or remembering names, faces and numbers. Seller Inventory # HUK9781782439899

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
6.64
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

3.

Russell, James M.
Published by Michael O'Mara Books Ltd (2018)
ISBN 10: 1782439897 ISBN 13: 9781782439899
New Quantity Available: 15
Seller:
Paperbackshop-US
(Wood Dale, IL, U.S.A.)

Book Description Michael O'Mara Books Ltd, 2018. HRD. Condition: New. New Book. Shipped from UK. Established seller since 2000. Seller Inventory # HU-9781782439899

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
9.75
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

4.

James M Russell (author)
Published by Michael O'Mara 2018-10-18, London (2018)
ISBN 10: 1782439897 ISBN 13: 9781782439899
New Hardcover Quantity Available: > 20
Seller:
Blackwell's
(Oxford, OX, United Kingdom)

Book Description Michael O'Mara 2018-10-18, London, 2018. hardback. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # 9781782439899

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
4.99
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 4.99
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

5.

Russell, James M.
Published by Michael O'Mara (2019)
ISBN 10: 1782439897 ISBN 13: 9781782439899
New Hardcover Quantity Available: > 20
Seller:
booksXpress
(Freehold, NJ, U.S.A.)

Book Description Michael O'Mara, 2019. Hardcover. Condition: new. Seller Inventory # 9781782439899

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
10.97
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

6.

James M. Russell
ISBN 10: 1782439897 ISBN 13: 9781782439899
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Grand Eagle Retail
(Wilmington, DE, U.S.A.)

Book Description 2018. Hardcover. Condition: New. Hardcover. Our memories are mysterious things. One moment we might remember a lengthy poem or the exact street address of a restaurant from our childhood. But the next moment we can struggle to recal.Shipping may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability. 192 pages. 0.223. Seller Inventory # 9781782439899

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
14.46
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

7.

James M. Russell
Published by Michael O'Mara Books Ltd
ISBN 10: 1782439897 ISBN 13: 9781782439899
New Hardcover Quantity Available: > 20
Seller:
THE SAINT BOOKSTORE
(Southport, United Kingdom)

Book Description Michael O'Mara Books Ltd. Hardback. Condition: New. New copy - Usually dispatched within 3 working days. Seller Inventory # B9781782439899

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
4.99
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 11.95
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

8.

Russell, James M.
Published by Michael O'Mara (2018)
ISBN 10: 1782439897 ISBN 13: 9781782439899
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 10
Seller:
The Monster Bookshop
(Fleckney, United Kingdom)

Book Description Michael O'Mara, 2018. Hardcover. Condition: New. BRAND NEW ** SUPER FAST SHIPPING FROM UK WAREHOUSE ** 30 DAY MONEY BACK GUARANTEE. Seller Inventory # mon0005306952

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
8.24
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 12.99
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

9.

Russell, James M.
Published by Michael O'Mara (2018)
ISBN 10: 1782439897 ISBN 13: 9781782439899
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 10
Seller:

Book Description Michael O'Mara, 2018. Condition: New. 2018. Hardcover. . . . . . Seller Inventory # V9781782439899

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
12.79
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 8.56
From Ireland to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

10.

Russell, James M.
Published by Michael O'Mara
ISBN 10: 1782439897 ISBN 13: 9781782439899
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 10
Seller:
Kennys Bookstore
(Olney, MD, U.S.A.)

Book Description Michael O'Mara. Condition: New. 2018. Hardcover. . . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Seller Inventory # V9781782439899

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
14.45
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 8.42
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

There are more copies of this book

View all search results for this book