"Every perception is to some degree an act of creation, and every act of memory is to some degree an act of imagination."

-- Gerald Edelman, Second Nature: Brain Science and Human Knowledge
1 How to encode stories in the mnemonic medium?3 How to encode stories in the mnemonic medium?How to encode stories in the mnemonic medium?Improving the mnemonic medium: making better cardsHow can we develop transformative tools for thought?2020-10-18JournalWe said above that it's a mistake to use the simplistic model “good memory system = spaced repetition”. In fact, while spaced repetition is a helpful way to introduce Quantum Country, we certainly shouldn't pigeonhole the mnemonic medium inside the paradigm of existing SRM systems. Instead, it's better to go back to first principles, and to ask questions like: what would make Quantum Country a good memory system? Are there other powerful principles about memory which we could we build into the system, apart from spaced repetition? Continue reading…