Monday, 18 December 2017

Memorizing the Wealthiest Celebrities of 2017

Memorizing the Wealthiest Celebrities of 2017

The list of the Forbes wealthiest celebrities for 2017 has just been released and they certainly are worth a lot of money!  A fun mental exercise to boost your brain power is to memorize the top 10 celebrities on the list in a way where you can recite them from top to bottom or bottom to top.

The Top 10

As a reminder, here are the links to every number to which you will associate with the people on the list.

They are:

1. sun
2. shoe
3. tree
4. door
5. hive
6. stick
7. heaven
8. skate
9. wine
10. pen

Now, we'll take a look at  the Top 10  Celebrities list (as of December 2017).

They are:

1. George Lucas, $4.6 billion
2. Steven Spielberg, $3.7 billion
3. Oprah Winfrey, $2.8 billion
4. Michael Jordan, $1.2 billion
5. David Copperfield, $850 million
6. Diddy, $750 million
7. Tiger Woods, $740 million
8. Dr. Dre, $710 million
9. James Patterson, $700 million
10. Jerry Seinfeld, $670 million

Now, let's link the celebrity with the memory aid for each number.

1. George Lucas/sun - Imagine George Lucas directing Star Wars under the hot desert sun

2. Steven Spielberg/shoe - Imagine Steven Spielberg wearing his running shoes, everywhere!

3. Oprah Winfrey/tree - Imagine Oprah Winfrey lounging under a majestic tree

4. Michael Jordan/door - Imagine Michael Jordan poster on a door (plus hoop!)

5. David Copperfield/hive - Imagine David Copperfield doing a magic act with a bee from a local hive

6. Diddy/stick - Imagine Diddy with a selfie stick

7. Tiger Woods/heaven - Imagine Tiger Woods in golf heaven

8. Dr Dre/skate - Imagine Dr Dre and his skate-board speaker

9. James Patterson/wine - Imagine reading a James Patterson book with a glass of wine (hey there, George Clooney!)

10. Jerry Seinfeld/pen - Imagine Jerry Seinfeld with the astronaut's pen that writes upside down.  Take the pen!!!

After you create these images, you'll find it very easy to recite the list from the top or bottom and to instantly recall any number. Quick, what's number 6?  Stick - Diddy

With the links, you can substitute other words for the numbers, such as one-gun or eight-gate but any word will do.  Have fun with the exercise and use it for any top 10 list that you can find useful!

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