|Lego® artwork by Nathan Sawaya at the "Art of the brick"|
exhibition at The Old Truman Brewery, Brick Lane ,London
- One of these holds up to 4 pieces of visual information at a time.
- A second one can memorises about 2 seconds of sound especially spoken words, which it loops over and over a gain (think of mentally repeating a phone number while searching for a pen.
- The third is the episodic buffer, which adds relevant information from the long-term memory.
|Hugh Alford sharing thoughts with Nathan Sawaya's |
Seated Lego® man from "The Art of the Brick " exhibition
currently at the Old Truman Brewery , Brick Lane London
- Engage in regular physical exercise
- Find mental tasks like Boggle that challenge working memory.
- Try mindfulness meditation, which isn't just relaxation, but focusing internal attention.
- Avoid continuous periods of high mental workload just before important tasks, as they can deplete working memory.
- Give your mind some actual downtime.
- Don't pull out the smartphone every time you have a break.
The Selling Mind Attention App
New Scientist October 4th Issue
Mindfulness for salespeople