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Clip description Keywords
Brainsmart animation - get motivated
Brainsmart animation - get motivated

Duration: 02:57

Anyone can have a goal, that's easy. The hard part is staying energised and not giving up...

 
Brainsmart animation - how to revise
Brainsmart animation - how to revise

Duration: 01:44

Wake up your brain and maximise your revision time with the help of these six study tips.

 
Brainsmart animation - look after your brain
Brainsmart animation - look after your brain

Duration: 02:46

You need to look after your brain. It's just like the rest of the body - it needs your help to stay healthy.

 
Brainsmart animation - managing stress
Brainsmart animation - managing stress

Duration: 02:23

Stress is a natural part of life and can be useful - but not if it becomes long term. Here are some tips for keeping it under control.

 
Brainsmart animation - memory techniques
Brainsmart animation - memory techniques

Duration: 02:40

Remembering items in a set order becomes easy if you link them to places along a route you know well. The Ancient Greeks developed this technique, which is known as the Loci System.

 
Brainsmart animation - never forget a face
Brainsmart animation - never forget a face

Duration: 02:42

Become a social genius with this secret technique to remember people's names.

 
Brainsmart animation - preparing for a big event
Brainsmart animation - preparing for a big event

Duration: 02:56

Learn how to prepare for a big event both mentally and practically using advice from sport psychology.

 
Brainsmart animation - remembering lists
Brainsmart animation - remembering lists

Duration: 02:38

Master this simple memory trick and you'll never need to write a list again.

 
Brainsmart animation - remembering numbers
Brainsmart animation - remembering numbers

Duration: 03:24

Many people find numbers difficult to remember, but there are several memory techniques that can help.

 
Brainsmart animation - the human brain
Brainsmart animation - the human brain

Duration: 02:07

A short animation using computer imagery to illustrate the main parts of the human brain, and what happens whenever you acquire new knowledge or skills.

 
Brainsmart mini memory animation - how to remember Pi
Brainsmart mini memory animation - how to remember Pi

Duration: 00:46

A simple memory technique to help you remember the number Pi to eight decimal places.

 
Brainsmart mini memory animation - how to spell 'necessary'
Brainsmart mini memory animation - how to spell 'necessary'

Duration: 00:40

A fun mnemonic trick that will help you remember how to spell the word 'necessary'.

 
Brainsmart mini memory animation - how to wire a plug
Brainsmart mini memory animation - how to wire a plug

Duration: 01:11

A quick trick for remembering where all the wires go in a household plug.

 
Brainsmart mini memory animation - know your camels
Brainsmart mini memory animation - know your camels

Duration: 00:38

How many humps? Never get a Bactrian camel mixed up with a Dromedary camel again.

 
Brainsmart mini memory animation - memorising capital cities
Brainsmart mini memory animation - memorising capital cities

Duration: 03:01

Learn how to remember all the capital cities of the world using a quick but powerful memory system. All you need is an atlas and your imagination...

 
Brainsmart mini memory animation - naming the planets
Brainsmart mini memory animation - naming the planets

Duration: 01:01

Learn how to remember all the planets of the Solar System in order, using a simple memory trick.

 
Brainsmart mini memory animation - stalagmite or stalactite?
Brainsmart mini memory animation - stalagmite or stalactite?

Duration: 00:44

Animation demonstrating how to remember the difference between a stalagmite and a stalactite.

 
Brainsmart mini memory animation - stationary or stationery?
Brainsmart mini memory animation - stationary or stationery?

Duration: 00:42

Stationary or stationery? Never get mixed up again over the spelling and meaning of these two different words.

 
Brainsmart mini memory animation - the wives of Henry VIII
Brainsmart mini memory animation - the wives of Henry VIII

Duration: 01:25

Six wives, five unhappy endings... Here's how to remember Henry VIII's wives in order, and what happened to them.

 
World Olympic Dreams - Achieng Ajulu-Bushell
World Olympic Dreams - Achieng Ajulu-Bushell

Duration: 02:30

Achieng Ajulu-Bushell is one of Britain's big swimming prospects, but the 16-year-old has made huge sacrifices to pursue her Olympic ambitions.

 
World Olympic Dreams - Alistair Brownlee
World Olympic Dreams - Alistair Brownlee

Duration: 02:38

World triathlon champion Alistair Brownlee reveals what motivates him to get out of bed at 6am on a Friday in the middle of winter.

 
World Olympic Dreams - Luol Deng
World Olympic Dreams - Luol Deng

Duration: 02:40

Team GB and Chicago Bulls basketball player Luol Deng returns to Sudan, the country of his birth, for the first time in 20 years.

 
World Olympic Dreams - Masai Siblings
World Olympic Dreams - Masai Siblings

Duration: 02:23

Long distance runners Linet and Moses Masai return to their school in Kenya where current students explain how the Masais inspire them to achieve their goals.

 
World olympic Dreams - Merlin Diamond
World olympic Dreams - Merlin Diamond

Duration: 02:49

Namibian sprinter Merlin Diamond takes a tour of the Olympic Stadium and explains why she is excited about 2012.

 
World Olympic Dreams - Shawn Johnson
World Olympic Dreams - Shawn Johnson

Duration: 04:00

Olympic gold medallist Shawn Johnson talks about training hard to make a comeback in 2012 and the difficulties of overcoming injury.

 

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