Chester Santos, is "The International Man of Memory", he is one of the world's foremost experts on memory training. Chester is the U.S. National Memory Champion. He's helped thousands of people around the world to realize the benefits of an improved memory & a sharper mind. Chester has appeared in the NY Times, Wall Street Journal, San Francisco Chronicle, Washington Post, USA Today, PBS, & CNN. Chester has also spoken at Berkeley, Stanford, & Harvard universities, & at many Fortune 500 companies, including various other television, radio, and print media all over the world.
To win the U.S. National Memory Championship, Chester had to memorize an unpublished poem, recall the names of 99 people whose photos were shown to him 15 minutes earlier, & remember a list of 20 numbers wide and 25 lines long. He can correctly name each person in an audience of 200 people after hearing their names just once, memorize an entire deck of cards in order in 90 seconds & perfectly recall all of the Kentucky Derby results since 1875! He has also memorized details about every single member of the 535-person United States Congress, including each Senator's and Congressperson's first name, last name, state, district number, assigned Congressional Committees, and special positions held within those committees. That totals over 4000 pieces of data.
On the show today we will learn how to unlock your mind's hidden power to easily remember names, facts/figures, presentations, processes/procedures, famous quotes, foreign languages, exam/training material, & much more.
04:05 Who is Chester Santos?
13:25 Memorizing the 535 Members of Congress
16:00 Techniques to Improve Your Memory
20:40 How Chester Keeps His Brain & Memory Sharp
28:20 Three Principles to Massively Improve Your Memory
39:35 Applying Memorization Techniques for Business
53:45 Chester’s Peak Performance Habits for Memory & Brain Function
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