How do we commit to memory what really matters? The secret, say experts at the Association for Psychological Science in the US, is to have a moment of quiet.Tuesday, 31 July, 2012, 12:00am
A former philosophy student from Hong Kong has broken four national records in a memory contest to become a champion in Australia.
Li Kam-fung, 23, set four records at the 2011 Australian Memory Championships held this month.
In the 15-minute category, he memorised 280 random numbers in that time. The previous record was 258 numbers.26 Sep 2011 - 12:00am
Rocco Yim Sen-kee has already put Hong Kong architecture on the map and, if things continue to go his way this year, he may have another opportunity to subtly redraw the city's famous skyline.15 Jan 2011 - 12:00am
Henderson Land isn't giving up its 14-year-old plan to develop a picturesque Yuen Long wetland without a fight.
It is poised to seek a review of the Town Planning Board's decision yesterday not to extend a December 18 deadline for the developer to start work on the Nam Sang Wai project under a plan that meets all the conditions previously imposed.11 Dec 2010 - 12:00am
California Memory has put the issues of last season behind him and struck winning form, and the grey can go on with the job in the Panasonic Cup (1,400m) at Sha Tin today.6 Nov 2010 - 12:00am
The older we get, the more memories we have. We have happy memories, but we also have unhappy ones.
Scientists recently reported that a heart drug could be used to help people forget their unhappy memories.9 Apr 2009 - 12:00am
Hongkongers have a better-than- average ability to recall English letters, a study has found.
The Hong Kong Memory Association yesterday released results of a March study that tested the memories of 1,503 people. The study asked people to recall a series of numbers, English letters, patterns and faces, shown over the course of a minute.4 Aug 2008 - 12:00am
Do not despair if you have a poor memory - there are classes to help enhance your ability to retain information.
'The ability to memorise partly depends on our genes,' says Miki Lee Yuk-kuen, the founder and chairwoman of the Hong Kong Memory Study Association (HKMSA).23 Jan 2008 - 12:00am
Miki Lee Yuk-kuen used her phenomenal memory to escape a background of grinding poverty. Now the 31-year-old makes a living by building people's brain power through her Hong Kong Memory Study Association.
Giving every Chinese the memory of an elephant is a lifelong goal for Miki Lee Yuk-kuen, a baby-faced brain trainer.15 Nov 2007 - 12:00am
Everyone has memories. Some memories are good but some memories may make them unhappy.
Many people try their best to forget bad memories. But I don't think we should forget anything. Although that may make us feel better for a little while, there are useful lessons to learn from bad memories.9 Aug 2007 - 12:00am