Superlearner Essentials: Level 1 - Develop A Perfect Memory
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Superlearner Memory Secrets To Recall Names, Dates, Facts And Figures, Ace Exams Faster Than Ever With A Perfect Memory!
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Created by Alan Jarvis
Last updated 9/2017
English
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Includes:
  • 3.5 hours on-demand video
  • 36 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • By the end of this course, you will be able to take on ANY subject, and memorize ANYTHING!
  • Included in the course: How to encode information, so it can be recalled instantly...ALWAYS!
  • Included in the course: How to memorize foreign languages!
  • Included in the course: How to memorize the US state capitals
  • Included in the course: How to memorize the European captials
  • Included in the course: How to memorize ancient Greek and Roman Mythology
  • Included in the course: How to memorize names and faces
  • Included in the course: How to memorize numbers and dates
  • Included in the course: How to memorize the planets (in order)
  • Included in the course: How to memorize wedding anniversaries and birthdays
  • Included in the course: How to memorize the 10 Commandments
  • Included in the course: How to memorize collective nouns
  • Included in the course: How to memorize the names of phobias
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Requirements
  • All you need to get started is a little time, and a willingness to have FUN!
  • A willingness to try something new...
  • No other experience is necessary, I'll give you all the tools you will need!
Description

This is the course I wish I had 30 years ago...

Hi!

You're probably reading this because you want to see if it's possible to hone your memory skills to the point that you never forget an important piece of information again. A name. A face. A birthday. An anniversary. The atomic number of Plutonium...

Actually, you know it can be done, because some lucky people can do it. You may even know some of them...The question is, how do they do it, and can you learn to do it too?

When I was in my late teens and early twenties, I had to sit a total of 13 professional exams. I bluffed my way through most of them...I say bluffed, but I was actually pretty good at my job, so I knew the answers intuitively...but there was one exam that was a problem. A BIG problem: Contract law. You see, the thing is with a contract law exam, there's no bluffing your way through it. You may understand the basics, but you can't guess the names of the parties, or when the law was passed...and to pass the exam, you had to be able to cite case law. Lots and lots of case law. There's no way around it.

I failed the exam (spectacularly)...twice. It seemed the harder I studied (and we're talking a lot of hours here) the worse my memory became. I learned one new thing, and forgot two old things. I asked my law professor how he knew so many cases, and he said he'd been a practising solicitor for 30 years, and it comes with experience...but I hadn't got experience, or 30 years!

I was in trouble, so I did the thing that most young men do when faced with such a monumental issue in life...I sat on the couch, and put the television on...

It was a Saturday night, I remember it clearly. There was a show called Monkhouse's Memory Masters, hosted by Bob Monkhouse...it was a game show, where regular members of the public were "trained" to develop perfect memories. And these guys were recalling hundreds and hundreds of facts...impressive. But more impressive to me was that they learned how to do this in a matter of hours! yes, HOURS!

I gleaned what I could from the clips in the show, and then spent every penny I had in the local book store buying and devouring every book in print on how to develop these super-human feats of recall. I thought it must be something new and revolutionary...but it turns out these systems have been around since the Greeks! So why wasn't everyone doing this?

It's now 30 years on, and I still have the same question.

The truth is, ANYONE can learn these systems, and train their memory to become almost perfect. Not just for an exam you're taking next week, but store the information forever...

And that is precisely what you will learn in this course. In just a few hours, you will be able to memorise anything...perfectly. To get you started, in this course you will master:

  • How to encode information, so it can be recalled instantly...ALWAYS!
  • How to memorize foreign languages!
  • How to memorize the US state capitals
  • How to memorize the European capitals
  • How to memorize ancient Greek and Roman Mythology
  • How to memorize names and faces
  • How to memorize numbers and dates
  • How to memorize the planets (in order)
  • How to memorize wedding anniversaries & birthdays
  • How to memorize the 10 Commandments
  • How to memorize collective nouns
  • How to memorize the names of phobias
  • ...does that sound like a good use of a few hours of your life?

    If so, taking THIS course could be the best decision you ever made. It literally could change your life. It did mine.

    See you in the course...


    Who is the target audience?
    • Anyone who wants to learn or study ANYTHING!
    • Anyone who wants a near-photographic memory
    • Anyone taking exams, and wants to pass them with ease!
    • Anyone who wants to put the joy back into learning!
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    Curriculum For This Course
    41 Lectures
    03:17:07
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    Introduction
    3 Lectures 12:19

    Hello and welcome to the course!

    I'm glad to have you here!

    In this lecture, we'll take your baseline...how good your memory is today...and just wait until you see the results after you've completed the course!!!

    Preview 05:24

    Before we get into the course proper, we're going to take a slight detour into the world of psychology...specifically...language.

    Have you ever found yourself uttering the words...I can't remember?

    That's just not true, and in this lecture, we'll learn why.

    Preview 03:24

    Okay, in this lecture, I will talk you through the optimum revision pattern for ensuring what you learn in the course stays with you forever (that's a long time, isn't it!?!).

    For each of the groups of things we cover in the course you will find an Excel file that will allow you to test yourself...it will even plan out your future revision timetable for you!

    How's that for service :)

    Revision: Timing, And Your Guide To The Self Testing Files!
    03:31
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    The Keys To A Perfect Memory
    10 Lectures 01:02:02

    In this lecture, we will discover all 4 of the 3 keys to a perfect memory (yes, you read that right!)

    All 4 Of The 3 Keys To A Perfect Memory :)
    03:42

    In this lecture we will look at the first key to a perfect memory: association.

    Association
    06:12

    Okay, so we've just exercised our grey matter, and applied a little imagination to connect two unrelated items...let's see how well you can recall them

    Quiz Number 1
    3 questions

    In this lecture, we will discover how our brain stores information naturally using interleaving...and that's a process we will exploit to strengthen our super memory!

    The Sciency Bit - How We Store Information Naturally
    04:27

    In this lecture we will take what we did in the association lecture, and use it to enable you to do something only 1 in every 10,000 people can do...not bad, eh?

    Last Week, I Saw Freddie Mercury In The Garden
    08:52

    Okay, it's your turn!

    1. We saw in the last lecture how spinning a story, or creating a mini-movie around the thing we want to remember can make the recall process simple...but this time, I want you to do it!
    The Story Method
    06:14

    Okay, we've now got a couple of lists stored in our heads...let's see how well we can recall them...

    Quiz Number 2
    8 questions

    Right, let's put what we've learned so far to the test! Remember that list of 10 items I gave you way at the start as a baseline test? Well, were going to do that again at the end of this lecture...right after we cover key number 2: Location :)

    Location, Location, Location
    06:25

    In this lecture, we'll look at our final, and possibly the most powerful key: imagination!

    It Was Just My Imagination (Running Away With Me)
    02:53

    Time for another challenge!

    You're going to need a journey with 10 distinct points, and together we will memorise the 10 commandments...in order!

    The 10 Commandments
    06:22

    Okay, let's see how you're doing...

    Quiz Number 3
    5 questions

    Okay! If you've watched the excellent BBC adaptation of Sherlock Holmes, you've heard of memory palaces! And now, we will add to yours.

    I mentioned earlier about using locations to store "collections", well, lets store some collective nouns in your memory palace :)

    The Memory Palace & Collective Nouns
    08:27

    So far we've memorised things that are easy to visualize...but what if you can't come up with an obvious instant hook...

    The Unusual Is Nothing To Be Afraid Of – Phobias
    08:28

    Quiz Number 4
    6 questions
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    Putting A Name To A Face
    4 Lectures 22:29

    This is probably one of the biggest, and most embarrassing memory problems anyone could ever fave (face..boom, boom!). Forgetting a face, well, actually, not being able to put a name to a face.

    After this section, you'll never have this problem!

    I Never Forget A Face, But In Your Case...
    07:25

    Right, now we have first names under our belt, let's get to sir names...and linking them together :)

    Sir Names
    05:00

    In this lecture, I will show you some selfies of my beautiful and handsome friends...just so you can practice using these techniques...imagine how spooked they'd be if you walked up to them in the street and addressed them by name!!!

    The Selfie Section, Or Rogues Gallery!
    07:10

    There's Something (Else) About You
    02:54
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    Numbers
    9 Lectures 29:51

    So far, we've used what's immediately available to us to create our memorable images and scenes...but for numbers, you're going to need a system!

    In this section I will show you 4, yes FOUR. The first two you will probably be familiar with, but then we'll get to the serious (but fun) stuff!

    Preview 01:37

    So you will possibly recall this from your childhood...BUT, that doesn't mean it doesn't have it's place in your new-found skill set...

    Number Rhyme Method
    03:08

    Quiz Number 5
    5 questions

    You will possibly recall this from your childhood too...BUT AGAIN, that doesn't mean it doesn't have it's place in your new-found skill set...sound familiar?

    Number Shape Method
    03:11

    Quiz Number 6
    5 questions

    Now we get to the first of the power user memory systems for numbers: The Major System. This one has been around since the 17th century...and there's a reason people still use it today!

    The Major System
    06:12

    In this lecture, I will show you how to take all the heavy listing out of using the Major System...by using a really cool website to do all (well most) of the work for you :)

    Let The Internet Do All The Work
    03:54

    Memorising Dates With The Major System
    02:42

    This is the second of the heavyweight systems for memorising numbers. Not quite as old as the Major System, but every bit as powerful, if not more so. You will need to invest time for it to be useful for you though...but work well worth the effort.

    The D.O.M.I.N.I.C. System
    04:18

    Quiz Number 7
    4 questions

    Inn this lecture, we'll take the D.O.M.I.N.I.C. System one step further, and stack multiple double digits to memorize a phone number...and trust me, it's far easier than it sounds!

    Talking Telephone Numbers
    02:37

    Pi, that infinite number is often used to test your memory...we're going to do the first 12 digits in under 5 minutes...

    Easy as…Pi(e)
    02:12

    Quiz Number 8
    1 question
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    Ancient Mythology
    6 Lectures 32:38

    There's something impressive about people who know a little bit about ancient mythology. After this section, you will be able to name a LOT of the major ones...starting with the originals: the Titans

    The Titans
    08:34

    Quiz Number 9
    5 questions

    Purely an optional lecture, but if you want to add an interesting fact or two, you'll find them in here...

    The Titans: Deepen Your Knowledge
    05:13

    And so we come to the rock stars of Greek mythology...the Olympians!

    The Olympians
    06:50

    Quiz Number 10
    5 questions

    Purely an optional lecture, but if you want to add an interesting fact or two, you'll find them in here...

    The Olympians: Deepen Your Knowledge
    02:22

    Okay, and to complete the set, now we'll memorise the big 12 Roman gods.

    The Romans
    06:32

    Quiz Number 11
    5 questions

    Purely an optional lecture, but if you want to add an interesting fact or two, you'll find them in here...

    The Romans: Deepen Your Knowledge
    03:07
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    Geography
    2 Lectures 09:41

    How would you like to know the capital of every American state? In this lecture, we'll get you almost 25% of he way there IN 5 MINUTES...the rest are available as a download :)

    American State Capitals
    05:21

    In this lecture, we will start off your world knowledge, but memorising the last 10 (alphabetically) European capitals...

    European Capitals
    04:20

    Quiz Number 12
    6 questions
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    Languages With Ease
    5 Lectures 18:57

    In this section, we're going to use what we've already been doing to simplify acquiring a foreign vocabulary...

    Not just one, but FOUR...

    Preview 02:11

    We'll start off our foreign vocab with...French.

    French
    04:39

    Quiz Number 13
    3 questions

    And now our second Romance language...Italian!

    Italian
    04:00

    Quiz Number 14
    3 questions

    And so we come to our third, and final, Romance language...Spanish!

    Spanish
    04:03

    Quiz Number 15
    3 questions

    Just to mix it up a bit, we're now going to learn a few words in that most Germanic language...German!

    German
    04:04

    Quiz Number 16
    3 questions
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    Well Done!
    2 Lectures 09:10

    Okay! You're nearly there...Do you remember that test you did at the very beginning? Of course you do! Well, now we'll do your graduation exam!

    Congratulations, And Well Done! You've (Almost) Completed The Course!
    05:02

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    04:08
    About the Instructor
    Alan Jarvis
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    Over 19,500 Happy Students, in 167 Countries Are Enrolled In My Courses!

    Hi, my name is Alan, and I have almost thirty years of experience in teaching various subjects and have held senior management positions at several blue chip and Times Top 100 companies. I now specialise in consultancy and interim work.

    My love for Excel began soon after the program was released. Back then, we really only used it for typing tables in our production planning department. If you can believe it, I was taught to then calculate with a calculator and TYPE the answers into Excel...you'd be surprised how many people I meet who still do this!

    There were two turning points for me in my journey. The first was a chance conversation with one of our accountants when I was complaining how slow it was to keep having to flip between worksheets to see different bits of data. He introduced me to VLookups and a new world of possibilities opened up. I found that I need never have huge paper accountancy pads (remember those?) and a calculator to produce a production plan again! Suddenly, I could produce my plan in 15 minutes, rather than the day and a half it used to take. I began delving into other features of Excel, and finding ways to incorporate them into the planning "system" I had created, and remember this was back in the day when the internet hadn't been invented! Through trial and error, I refined my Workbook until I could chomp through days of work in seconds, and what's more, using these powerful features of Excel, I could optimise our production runs to get more output from the same working week, something that had never been done before. Promotion soon followed, and I became the "go to guy" for anything Excel related. This was the 90's.

    Then, in manufacturing, came the MRP revolution. We had an army of programmers developing a system for us. This was my second turning point. I was awestruck with coders. The skill they had, and how clever they were, and that they were smart enough to go to university in the first place. I wasn't like that. I had no formal education beyond primary and secondary school, but a really cool programmer named Mark let me into a secret...

    He said "If you can describe, step by step, how to cross the road without getting killed, you can be a programmer". I recorded my first macro, and took a peek under the hood. I deconstructed the VBA code, and played with it until I understood what everything did. Then I changed it to make it do what I needed it to do.

    Since then, I have developed accountancy systems, simple planning systems, full blown MRP systems and scores of stand alone "helper" systems to simplify and speed up work in almost every department in every company I have worked in. Some of the solutions I created 20 years ago are still being used today! If you doubt the power of Excel, it may surprise you to learn that you can run the procurement of a £1.3b (yes, billion) company with an Excel file with a bit of coding behind it. This is a skill that people will pay highly for!

    Not everyone wants to go that far, so over the years I have taught people to create efficient solutions for themselves, either with or without coding. Those who took the time to learn have since had multiple promotions, or have started their own businesses! At the very least, they are getting more work done in less time with less headaches :)

    If you are a complete beginner, just want to polish up your skills, or want to create sophisticated super efficient solutions for your business or personal life, my series of courses will help you achieve that. All you need is a little time, and a willingness to learn...I'm looking forward to working with you.

    Alan