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memory enhancement

Discussion in 'Medical Students - MD' started by G3, Feb 21, 2002.

  1. G3

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    Does anyone use any techniques or supplements which EFFECTIVELY enhance their memory or ability to concentrate.
     
  2. tmesis

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    Yes. Take up smoking, as nicotine promotes learning. Short of that, try learning some mnemonic techniques, as I have done. There's a passel of books out there, including Harry Lorayne's Memory Book. The one I read is called something Booster, but I forgot its exact title (oh, the irony!). Cut down my studying time by about half, I think.
     
  3. Pegasus

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    The fear of Failing the class...that will boost up your memory, I promise you! I learn more cramming the night before the test b/c I am scarred off my ass..hehe.

    Stimulants (ephederine, in metabolife, ect) is suppose to work, but it gives me PVC's. I find a good night's rest and a good break of like 30mins every 2-3 hours is the best way to keep me alert.
     
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  4. GladifImakeit

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    A lot has happened since 2002. I'm thinking of taking modafinil (prescribed for depression) to boost my performance. Anyone else using cognitive enhancers? They work? Other ideas? Thanks.
     
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  5. jcu

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    Holy 10 year bump Batman!
     
  6. Perrotfish

    Perrotfish Has an MD in Horribleness
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    If you could remember where to find this thread, I'd say you're doing fine.
     

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