The Pimsleur Language Method

Lately, I’ve been really busy with work, and haven’t done as much with memory as I wish I were doing.  I’m about to leave to Hawaii for a week, though I’m not sure how much free time I will have.

Though I haven’t had time to work on memorizing Portuguese vocabulary, I’ve been listening to the Pimsleur Brazilian Portuguese CDs. The Pimsleur System is very interesting. I think they have the best audio materials for learning languages that I’ve come across so far. Read more

The Psychological Effect of Memory Techniques

I’ve wondered if there is potential with these memory techniques to change ways of thinking. Last winter, I noticed that I constantly had a certain negative thought out of habit. I made a conscious effort to modify the image to change its meaning to something ridiculous every time the thought appeared. The technique gradually worked to get rid of that negative thought. (Something like this technique I’ve been using to modify images.) Read more

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