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Improving Memory Through Better Visualization

I voraciously consumed all the Sherlock Holmes stories as a young person, and I remember reading somewhere that Holmes, speaking to Watson, once compared the famous Holmesian memory to an attic… … 1,810 more words

Psych Self-Help InterPersonal

2. Things I Can Remember: The Memory Palace

Maybe someone out there is “naturally” good at remembering names. If you’re like me, you’re as terrible at recalling your new acquaintances as you are at holding onto phone numbers, the opening lines of a presentation, and the five things you need at Safeway. 843 more words

100 Things

Huskebogen

Jeg har læst en bog, der hedder “Moonwalk med Einstein”, der handler om en mand der bruger et ord på at lære at huske lange, ligegyldige rækker af tal. 79 more words

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Year in Review: Best Books We Read in 2014

If you haven’t had enough of books from our recent Year in Review post, don’t worry, there are more. While most of the end of the year book lists focused on 2014  587 more words

Culture

The Art of Memory

Imagine stepping through your door and seeing Neil Armstrong, in full astronaut gear, sitting on a pink unicorn prancing around your foyer. Focus on that. Now picture walking into your dining room and having Christina Aguilera in a genie costume singing and gyrating to “Genie In A Bottle.” Make that image as vivid as you can in your mind. 487 more words

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