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what are some things i can do to sharpen my memory and increase my intelligence?

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Dr. Steven Chen
Clinical Psychology 30 years experience
Practice: One of the more effective ways to sharpen your memory is to define your natural abilities. Some people are more "visual-spatial", other more "numbers oriented". There is an assessment called "the highlands ability battery" which assesses 18 different abilities and can help you understand your natural strengths and weaknesses. Then by using natural strenghts, you can improve memory channels.

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