Tips to Help You Prepare for the USA Memory Championship (Part II)

The USA Memory Championship is on March 16 in New York City! Have you trained your memory? Here are some helpful tips.   Names and Faces When you meet someone new, look for a distinguishing feature on their face — big nose, bushy eyebrows, earring, dimple — whatever jumps out at you first. That will…

Nelson Dellis Becomes Grandmaster of Memory

Congratulations to Nelson Dellis, two-time USA Memory Champion, for becoming a Grandmaster of Memory in the 21st annual World Memory Championship in London! Nelson officially has one of the best memories in the world!  To achieve the prestigious title of Grandmaster of Memory, Nelson did the following:  1. Memorized a deck of cards in 40…

Tips to Help You Prepare for the USA Memory Championship (Part 1)

The USA Memory Championship is less than six weeks away! Have you trained your memory? We’ll be sharing tips and tricks in the weeks leading up the Championship, so continue to check in!   Forget What You’ve Learned Instead of memorizing by repetition, put interesting visual pictures in places in your mind where you can retrieve them. This technique…

Physical activity tips

Physical exercise is important for brain health, improving cognitive skills and may reduce the risks of cognitive decline. Nelson Dellis is the two-time USA Memory Champion and understands the importance of physical activity. “Physical activity helps improve circulation throughout the body and more importantly to the brain. As a result, you feel sharper and more…

Summer outdoor exercise tips from the two-time USA Memory Champion

Exercise significantly improves your health in many ways — from helping to maintain a healthy weight and keeping cholesterol levels in check, to maintaining good blood flow to the body and encouraging growth of new brain cells and connections. Nelson Dellis is the two-time USA Memory Champion, who can memorize more than 300 numbers in a…

Physical activity supports brain health

In honor of the Olympics, we are celebrating physical activity! While we are not all elite athletes, we can still incorporate physical activity into our daily lives. Exercise does more than burn calories to help our bodies stay in shape – it also supports our brain health. David Perlmutter, M.D., Board-Certified Neurologist and Fellow of the…

Memory Tips Podcast

Men’s Health magazine recently interviewed Nelson Dellis, two-time USA Memory Champion, about memory and brain health. Dellis told host Steve Belanger he only began sharpening his memory skills three years ago, which means with practice, many people can learn memory skills using a few simple tools. “It’s something you can strengthen, just like your body,…

Tips to Help Improve Your Memory

Are you great with faces but bad with names? Do you have to write everything down or risk forgetting what errands need to be run today? You’re in the right spot. Nelson Dellis, a professional memory consultant, was an everyday guy who became interested in techniques to improve his memory. He is now the two-time…