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Preparing for the SAT with Ron White the 2 time National Memory Champion


Every Fall, thousands of high school students take standardized tests that will help them get into college. It’s important to know that not all tests are designed the same, nor are they scored the same. With this article we will be addressing the best way to improve study skills to take the four-hour SAT (Scholastic Aptitude Test).

Preparing for the SAT with Ron White the 2 time National Memory Champion2016-10-22T09:06:19+00:00



One of the biggest breakthroughs for me in the field of memory training in the last 3-5 years has been Character, Action, Object. This concept has been around longer than 3-5 years, however, this is when I first heard about it. If you want to improve your memory retention of cards or numbers I can’t recommend character, action, object highly enough.


Trust Your Memory


Two time USA Memory Champion and Memory Training Expert Ron White shares his thoughts on trusting your memory: In learning how to memorize one of the first things that should be learned is the many benefits of trusting your memory. Trusting your memory allows you to move faster and memorize more information quickly. One of the most common things I hear people say is, ‘Oh my memory is TERRIBLE! I can’t remember names! I am a terrible test taker! My memory is getting worse and worse!’ The first element of trusting your memory is STOP SAYING THIS KIND OF STUFF! What you tell yourself about your memory will be programmed into your subconscious and ultimately become your reality. I daily tell myself, ‘My brain operates fast and I find it EASY to remember.’ I am programming myself to TRUST my memory!

Trust Your Memory2016-10-22T09:06:15+00:00

How to Memorize a Poem


Two time USA Memory Champion and Memory Training Expert Ron White shares his thoughts how to memorize a poem: At the USA Memory Championship there is an event where you see who can memorize the most words from a poem in 15 minutes. Currently a high school student holds this record, Michael Glantz. He memorized [...]

How to Memorize a Poem2016-10-22T09:06:14+00:00

How to memorize the Presidents of the USA


Have you ever wonder how to memorize the presidents of the USA? Memory training expert Ron White shares his story of teaching the cutest 6 year old girl how to memorize: I have been teaching people to memorize the presidents of the USA since there was only 42 Presidents! That doesn't sound like a long time ago since today there is 44 Presidents. However, that was almost 20 years ago!

How to memorize the Presidents of the USA2016-10-22T09:06:08+00:00

Training for the USA Memory Championship


Ron White memory expert reveals why he would go swimming in 33 degree weather to train for the USA Memory Championship: After my win in the 2009 USA Memory Championship the story of me training by memorizing cards under water spread like wild fire. I would train under water because the theory was I would have to deal with the distractions of floating in the water, breathing through a snorkel tube and the cold water.

Training for the USA Memory Championship2016-10-22T09:06:10+00:00

11 year old uses Ron White’s Memory Program to Name Classmates


11 year old uses Ron White of memory program to name much of an 95 person class in Las Colinas, Texas. He had 15 minutes to learn all these names. What a great proof that Ron White's Memory program work. Ron White is the National Memory Champion and Memory Keynote speaker training around the world.

11 year old uses Ron White’s Memory Program to Name Classmates2016-10-22T09:06:10+00:00

Ron White Demonstrating Memory Training in His Memory Class


Ron White one of Stan Lee's Super Humans demonstrating his memory after a short time in the class Feb 2011. Ron White is the National Memory Champion for 2009 and 2010. He is currently in training for the March 2011 National Championship to win a triple crown.

Ron White Demonstrating Memory Training in His Memory Class2016-10-22T09:06:09+00:00

60 Minutes Segment on Memory


Scientists have long been interested in understanding what we remember about our past and why we remember it. But figuring out a way to study autobiographical memory presents a problem. Many other kinds of memory are tested in the laboratory using experiments planned out in painstaking detail. That doesn't work so well for autobiographical "episodic" memories, which are made over time and everywhere along the way.

60 Minutes Segment on Memory2016-10-22T09:06:09+00:00

Ron White on Defining Memory


We all experience memory lapses from time to time. It’s not unusual and for the most part nothing to worry about. As we age, and the lapses come more often, we start to worry that other things may be going wrong – like the beginning of Alzheimer’s or dementia. According to Webster’s Dictionary, memory is "the mental capacity or faculty of retaining or recalling facts, events, impressions or previous experiences." Science defines memory in six different phases:

Ron White on Defining Memory2016-10-22T09:06:08+00:00