Another Memory Stunt to Build a Healthy Memory

Here’s another memory stunt that should impress, friends, enemies, and strangers. Should you protest that you are not interested in impressing any of these parties, then consider this memory stunt as memory exercise. The task is to recall the states of the union in the order in which they were admitted to the union. At the end of this list you’ll find tips on how best to accomplish this stunt.

  1. Delaware
  2. Pennsylvania
  3. New Jersey
  4. Georgia
  5. Connecticut
  6. Massachusetts
  7. Maryland
  8. South Carolina
  9. New Hampshire
  10. Virginia
  11. New York
  12. North Carolina
  13. Rhode Island
  14. Vermont
  15. Kentucky
  16. Tennessee
  17. Ohio
  18. Louisana
  19. Indiana
  20. Mississippi
  21. Illinois
  22. Alabama
  23. Maine
  24. Missouri
  25. Arkansas
  26. Michigan
  27. Florida
  28. Texas
  29. Iowa
  30. Wisconsin
  31. California
  32. Minnesota
  33. Oregon
  34. Kansas
  35. West Virginia
  36. Nevada
  37. Nebraska
  38. Colorado
  39. North Dakota
  40. South Dakota
  41. Montana
  42. Washington
  43. Idaho
  44. Wyoming
  45. Utah
  46. Oklahoma
  47. New Mexico
  48. Arizona
  49. Alaska
  50. Hawaii

Tricks for these stunts can be found in the previous blog posts, “More on Remembering Numbers,” and “Remembering Names.”

  1. Picture Della Wearing a Tie
  2. Picture Noah landing the ark in Pennsylvania
  3. Picture Ma wearing a New Jersey

    You take it from here.

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