Elephants Never Forget: Meet a man with a good memory better than Elephants

Daren Denholm has competed for South Africa in 6 World Memory competitions 2006-2011. He is a celebrated expert in the field of Accelerated Learning having delivered life changing workshops in about 15 countries in the last eight years.

Denholm says he wasn’t always this brilliant. Someone was paying for his studies at UCT and he knew that failing was not an option. It is because of this reason that he had to figure out effective ways of learning.

I was studying 8 hours a day over and above lectures

Daren Denholm, The memory guru

All things changed when he met a guy who came 2nd at World Memory competition and he showed him the robes.

He Denholm says he was never born with any special gift or talent and everything he knows can be taught and learnt. He says that when he started competing his wife couldn’t believe it.

Most people just don’t know how to tap into full potential of their brain

Daren Denholm, The memory guru

Listen as Pippa Hudson puts Denholm's memory to test:


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