Mindhacker: 60 Tips, Tricks, and Games to Take Your Mind to the Next Level

  • 7h 27m
  • Marty Hale-Evans, Ron Hale-Evans
  • John Wiley & Sons (US)
  • 2011

Don't you wish you were just a little smarter? Ron and Marty Hale-Evans can help with a vast array of witty, practical techniques that tune your brain to peak performance. Founded in current research, Mindhacker features 60 tips, tricks, and games to develop your mental potential. This accessible compilation helps improve memory, accelerate learning, manage time, spark creativity, hone math and logic skills, communicate better, think more clearly, and keep your mind strong and flexible.

Hacks include:

  • Remember to Remember
  • Build a Memory Dungeon
  • Mix Up Your Facts
  • Space Your Repetitions
  • Recall Long-Ago Events
  • Establish Your Canon
  • Write in Your Books
  • Read at Speed
  • Learn by Teaching
  • Play the Learning Game
  • Pretend You’re a Grad Student
  • Study Kid Stuff
  • Polyspecialize
  • Integrate Your Interests
  • Sift Your Ideas
  • Ask the Hive Mind
  • Write Magnificent Notes
  • Keep a Mental Datebook
  • Tell Time Who’s Boss
  • Meet MET
  • Get Control of Yourself
  • Locate Lost Items
  • Huffman-Code Your Life
  • Knock Off Work
  • Manifest Yourself
  • Woo the Muse of the Odd
  • Seek Bad Examples
  • Turn a Job into a Game
  • Scrumble for Glory
  • And many more

About the Authors

Ron Hale-Evans is a writer, game designer, and the creator of the Mentat Wiki, a collaborative environment for exploring ways to become a better thinker. He has done technical writing for the Free Software Foundation, the Linux Foundation, and Microsoft.

Marty Hale-Evans is a technical editor who has worked for Microsoft, Boeing, and the University of Chicago Press. An award-winning game designer, she currently chairs a local literary science fiction convention and pursues various creative endeavors.

In this Book

  • Mindhacker—60 Tips, Tricks, and Games to Take Your Mind to the Next Level
  • Introduction
  • Memory
  • Learning
  • Information Processing
  • Time Management
  • Creativity and Productivity
  • Math and Logic
  • Communication
  • Mental Fitness
  • Clarity
  • The Unboxed Games Manifesto
  • 3D Visualization