Dominic O'Brien - Author

About the Author

Dominic O'Brien is renowned for his phenomenal feats of memory and for outwitting the casinos of Las Vegas at blackjack. He has won the World Memory Championship eight times, holds a host of world records and was named Brain of the Year in 1994 and Grandmaster of Memory by the Brain Trust of Great Britain. He is President of the World Memory Sports Council. His books include Learn to Remember and How to Develop a Brilliant Memory Week by Week.

Featured books by Dominic O'Brien

The Brilliant Memory Tool Kit Tips, Tricks and Techniques to Boost Your Memory Power

The Brilliant Memory Tool Kit Tips, Tricks and Techniques to Boost Your Memory Power

Author: Dominic O'Brien Format: Mixed media product Release Date: 07/06/2012

In this highly original publishing package Dominic O'Brien reveals the secrets of mastering the art of memory and provides us with a basic tool kit for boosting our skills of memorization and recall. The kit consists of three components: a 88-page introduction to memory techniques that reveals the what, the why and the how of Dominic's proven methods; a pictorial memory journey map to be used in conjunction with the Journey Method, a basic and highly versatile memorization procedure that exploits the power of mental association to provide unforgettable cues for recall; and, lastly, a deck of 50 flash cards providing tips and techniques (and self-testing exercises) on one side, and, on the other, numbers and drawn objects to practise on, using the journey map or other tricks of the trade described in the book. The key to improving your memory is two-fold: knowing the expert methods devised by one of the most retentive and focused brains in the world, and practising them until you see marked improvements in your performance. This tool kit is all you'll need to train yourself to be a memory maestro.

Other books by Dominic O'Brien

How to Develop a Brilliant Memory Toolkit

How to Develop a Brilliant Memory Toolkit

Author: Dominic O'Brien Format: Paperback Release Date: 17/11/2016

Do you love the idea of living mindfully but find it impossible, in practice, to stay focused on the present moment? Are you constantly caught up in regretting the past or worrying about the future? If this feels familiar, crystal mindfulness can offer a solution. This accessible and effective new technique fuses contemplation and focus on the moment with crystal work, allowing you to:Access instant clarity and stillness of mindWork with a tangible point of focus for meditationEase your anxieties, release your anger, let the past go - and so much more. Drawing on the incredible knowledge of world-renowned crystals expert Judy Hall, this is a practical and easy-to-follow guide to using crystal mindfulness in your everyday life. It includes a directory of 24 crystals for mindfulness, each with a spectacular photograph that captures the crystal's energy and can be used in place of the crystal itself.

You Can Learn To Remember

You Can Learn To Remember

Author: Dominic O'Brien Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/07/2014

As we become increasingly distracted and interrupted when looking at the screens of our computers and mobile phones, our ability to memorize, retain and recall information is weakening. The capacity of our memory depends on our ability to focus the mind and sustain concentration. You Can Learn to Remember shows you how to train your brain to peak performance and develop the ability to instantly recall details. Drawing upon the extraordinary skills of eight-times World Memory Champion Dominic O'Brien, this essential guide provides a unique repertoire of proven and effective ways to enhance your memory - from memorizing a speech, a shopping list and directions to remembering names, dates and faces. With 25 easy to follow exercises you will learn simple techniques and shortcuts to sharpen and extend your memory. Master the arts of storage and recall with Dominic's highly effective memory systems based on imagery and association and improve your knowledge of the world.

How to Develop a Brilliant Memory Week by Week

How to Develop a Brilliant Memory Week by Week

Author: Dominic O'Brien Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/01/2014

Written by eight times World Memory Champion, Dominic O'Brien this book is a complete course in memory enhancement. Dominic takes you step-by-step through an ingenious programme of skills, introducing all his tried and tested techniques on which he has built his triumphant championship performances. Pacing the course in line with his expert understanding of how the brain responds to basic memory training, Dominic offers strategies and tips that will expand your mental capacities at a realistic but impressive rate.

The Brilliant Memory Tool Kit Tips, Tricks and Techniques to Boost Your Memory Power

The Brilliant Memory Tool Kit Tips, Tricks and Techniques to Boost Your Memory Power

Author: Dominic O'Brien Format: Mixed media product Release Date: 07/06/2012

In this highly original publishing package Dominic O'Brien reveals the secrets of mastering the art of memory and provides us with a basic tool kit for boosting our skills of memorization and recall. The kit consists of three components: a 88-page introduction to memory techniques that reveals the what, the why and the how of Dominic's proven methods; a pictorial memory journey map to be used in conjunction with the Journey Method, a basic and highly versatile memorization procedure that exploits the power of mental association to provide unforgettable cues for recall; and, lastly, a deck of 50 flash cards providing tips and techniques (and self-testing exercises) on one side, and, on the other, numbers and drawn objects to practise on, using the journey map or other tricks of the trade described in the book. The key to improving your memory is two-fold: knowing the expert methods devised by one of the most retentive and focused brains in the world, and practising them until you see marked improvements in your performance. This tool kit is all you'll need to train yourself to be a memory maestro.

You Can Have An Amazing Memory Learn Life-changing Techniques and Tips from the Memory Maestro

You Can Have An Amazing Memory Learn Life-changing Techniques and Tips from the Memory Maestro

Author: Dominic O'Brien Format: Paperback Release Date: 14/04/2011

Dominic O'Brien is legendary for winning the World Memory Championship eight times and for outwitting the casinos of Las Vegas to win a fortune at blackjack. His success is based on brilliant techniques that he has developed and refined over the years - in particular, the Journey Method and the Dominic System. Here, for the first time, Dominic lets you right into the heart of his inner world of memory mastery. Learn how to build your memory at your own pace and take yourself to heights of attainment you never thought were possible. Follow his brain-boosting techniques as a warm-up and then move on to the advanced stuff - recalling dozens of digits with ease, wiping the floor with your opponents at cards, and driving the route from Land's End to John O'Groats without the aid of a satnav or road atlas - that's right, boys, you need never ask for directions again! The memory isn't like a muscle - its capacity is infinite. Turn your brain into a portable super-powered computer with this life-changing self-help book. Use the power of improved memory to achieve new success in business, leisure, relationships, and all aspects of personal fulfilment.

Learn to Remember

Learn to Remember

Author: Dominic O'Brien Format: Paperback Release Date: 06/04/2009

Where did you leave the car keys? What is the name of the new person in accounts? When is your partners birthday? There are many times in the normal day when we rack our brains to remember simple things, now memory master Dominic O'Brien has the answer. Learn to Remember is a unique illustrated guide to enhancing your memory, featuring tried and tested practical techniques for combating forgetfulness. Whether you want to improve your memory at home, in your relationship, at work, or when you study, there is a technique in this guide to help you. With visualisation systems that can be customised to the individual, this really is a book that can help anyone remember better.

How to Pass Exams Accelerate Your Learning, Memorise Key Facts, Revise Effectively

How to Pass Exams Accelerate Your Learning, Memorise Key Facts, Revise Effectively

Author: Dominic O'Brien Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/01/2000

Dominic O'Brien, eight-times World Memory Champion, outlines in simple language the steps you can take to increase your memory power and pass your exams with flying colours. Whether you are at school studying a foreign language or at university revising for an examination toward a degree, How to Pass Exams will show you the easy way to accelerated learning and help you achieve top grades in any subject. In this practical and accessible guide, Dominic O'Brien shares with you the secret of his amazing talents and offers you the key to success in your studies.

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