Immediately Increase your Memory Capacity with a Memory Palace

The memory palace technique will allow you to enter into a world of champions. Champions who have used this technique to remember the order of a deck of playing cards in under 20 seconds, remember thousands of numbers in an hour, and remember more people’s faces and names in a single night than you or I will meet in a …

The Journey Method: Using Landmarks to Remember Everything

The Journey Method is one of the best techniques to memorize large lists. Large lists can be anything from ten items to tens of thousands. This is the basis of the system professional memorizers use (yes, there is such a thing) to memorize uncanny amounts of information. To illustrate the capabilities of this system, here are two world records that …

The Link System: Storytelling With a Twist

The Link System is a technique that creates visual associations between two or more items in a series. If you recall from Chapter 1, I discussed the concept of elaborative encoding, which all visual memory techniques are built upon. In case you don’t remember, or skipped Chapter 1, elaborative encoding is a mnemonic in which information that is going to …

The Peg System: Memorizing Lists in Sequence

You will never forget how to count from 1 to 20 or your ABCs. The numbers 1 to 20 and your ABCs are abstract sequences you learn at a very early age. Using the Peg System, we can exploit these sequences to memorize lists in order. We can do this by associating images to these abstract sequences. The problem is …

How to Visualize Images & Make Them Unforgettable

Learning how to visualize images vividly is the most important aspect of any visual memorization technique. Not only that, it is the most fun! Visualizing images is how you can be creative and transform your mundane study material into something magical. For example, instead of rote memorizing Martin Van Buren as the 8th President of the United States, you can …

Visual Memory Techniques: The Ultimate Guide To Remembering Everything

You might think you have a terrible memory because you forget someone’s name five seconds after they tell you, lose your car keys, and miss birthdays. This idea gets compounded as you go through school and find it difficult to get good grades and into the workplace as half your time is spent on administrative tasks ensuring you complete your …