"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
5 How to encode stories in the mnemonic medium?1 Two cheers for mnemonic techniquesHow can we develop transformative tools for thought?2020-10-18Journal1 Two cheers for mnemonic techniques2 Two cheers for mnemonic techniques3 Two cheers for mnemonic techniques4 Two cheers for mnemonic techniques5 Two cheers for mnemonic techniquesWhen we discuss memory systems with people, many immediately respond that we should look into mnemonic techniques. This is an approach to memory systems very different to Quantum Country, Duolingo, Anki, and the other systems we've discussed. You're perhaps familiar with simple mnemonic techniques from school. One common form is tricks such as remembering the colors of the rainbow as the name Roy G. Biv (red, orange, yellow, green, etc). Or remembering the periodic table of elements using a songAn enjoyable extended introduction to such techniques may be found in Joshua Foer's book “Moonwalking with Einstein” (2012).. Continue reading… Index 1 Two cheers for mnemonic techniques 2 Two cheers for mnemonic techniques 3 Two cheers for mnemonic techniques 4 Two cheers for mnemonic techniques 5 Two cheers for mnemonic techniques Continue reading…