A discussion of learning styles, learning dimensions and encoding strategies. Is the key to a better memory the ability to think visually? Thousands of years of memory training practices, from the Ancient Greeks to 21st century memory competitors, seem to suggest so. In this episode I aim to extract the principles of time-tested methods like loci and the memory palace, to create some more flexible, tech-friendly and efficient strategies.
Joshua Foer: Feats of memory anyone can do
School Sucks Podcast #233: Tools - The Brain Software (With Richard Grove and Paul Verge)
School Sucks Podcast #206: Learning Styles and Strategies - Control and Flexibility
Develop Perfect Memory With the Memory Palace Technique
The Learning Dimensions:
A list of reliable online memory assessments:
University of Washington Short-Term Memory Test
MemTrax Memory Test
Psychology Today Memory Test
Rutgers University Memory Self-Tests (verbal and Visual)
Ohio State University Self-Administered Gerocognitive Examination (SAGE)
You can use this comprehensive assessment from Douglas Herrmann's book Super Memory.
REMINISCING - The Little River Band
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