Learning How to Remember with Nelson Dellis - Episode 1301

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: Episode 1301 - On this Friday show, Nelson Dellis, US memory champion, joins Vinnie and the two talk Nelson's experience as a mountaineer, learning how to remember, his book Remember It!, the connection between memory and brain health, and more on this fantastic podcast. PLEASE SUPPORT OUR SPONSORS Pure Coffee Club Pure Vitamin Club Villa Cappelli F Bomb Crowd Cow NELSON DELLIS Nelson is a memory expert Also a mountaineer Has climbed all around the world Everest, Alps, Andes, Alaska, and tons more! Goal of his to summit Everest From Miami - one of the flattest places to live, ironically Check out his philanthropy, Climb For Memory Remembering is a learned skill Don't need to have the highest IQ, anything like that Check out his book here Nelson was good at languages, but wasn't always so into memory and brain health Became really involved when his grandmother passed from Alzheimer's Started looking into memory tips, etc Became addicted to the feeling of controlling something he felt he could not previously control - his memory Memory and brain health are intimately connected He's pretty good with cards, but the math is more important in things like blackjack because of the frequent shuffling He feeds his brain - takes Omega 3-DHA Trains super meticulously Stays a little hungry on performance days Being a little hungry may improve your cognitive function Whole 30 is what Nelson does Cutting sugar out helps your brain NELSON'S RECORDS Memorizing the most names in 15 minutes - 217 names Memorizing the most words in 15 minutes - 256 words Memorizing the most digits in 30 minutes - 907 digits Memorizing the most decks of playing cards in 30 minutes - 9.02 decks (former record) Memorizing the most digits in 5 minutes - 339 digits (former record) Memorizing a deck of cards in the fastest time - 40.65 seconds

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