Chester Santos The International Man of Memory

 

Photographic memory: Is it a hoax?

Photographic memory: Is it a hoax?
Photographic memory is the creme de la creme for brainiacs. A person opens up a book and looks at each page for a few seconds and has an exact photo image of it in their brain. Later, they can see an exact duplicate of those pages by pulling them up in their mind.  For U.S. Memory Champion Chester Santos, he can't count the number of times someone tells him they have a photographic memory. And each time, he gives them a polite nod and smile. He doesn't want to argue with the fantasy in their mind. Because for Santos, a photographic memory is just that. Pure...
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Discovery Channel's Top 10 Ways to Improve Your Memory

Discovery Channel's Top 10 Ways to Improve Your Memory
  Top 10 Ways to Improve Your Memory By Molly Edmonds   The human brai­n is like a library that stock­s memories instead of books. In some ways, that makes the hippocampus, the part of the brain most involved in memory, the brain's librarian. The hippocampus has the most responsibility in this cranial library, juggling the new releases of short-term memory while cataloging materials for the permanent collection of long-term memory. It's not the only part at work, however, in storing these chapters of our lives. Different kinds of memory are stored in different areas of the brain. With such a large system, the brain needs a system...
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Chester Santos returns to U.S. Memory Championship as mentor

Chester Santos returns to U.S. Memory Championship as mentor
  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   March 13, 2013 Contact: ROI BRUSHING UP ON BRAIN POWER:   CHAMPIONSHIP MEMORY EXPERT   TAKES REMEMBERING TO A NEW EXTREME   “International Man of Memory” Mentors Man With Dyslexia SAN FRANCISCO – A San Francisco Bay Area man well-known around the United States and abroad as the “International Man of Memory” for having a memory capacity beyond being sharp as a tack, is taking his talents and skills to a new and interesting level: helping others to overcome dyslexia and attention deficit disorder by achieving extraordinary memory skills. In fact, Chester Santos will be in New York City on...
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Technology not good for memory

brain For most, smart phones have become a second brain. Especially when it comes to storing contact information. Thousands of names, addresses, emails, and phone numbers. The problem is that as technology allows us to do more and more, it hurts our cognitive skills. Chester Santos, The International Man of Memory, who devotes his life to helping people restore their ability to process thoughts and sharpen memory skills says that he is amazed at the negative impact technology has made on the mind. "It has gotten so bad that not only do people not remember their contact's numbers, but I've met many people who can't even...
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