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Encoding Information with Images

Lecture no. 2 from the course: Scientific Secrets for a Powerful Memory

Encoding Information with Images

Taught by Professor Peter M. Vishton | 32 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Professional Development Courses

Focus on one of the simplest tricks for memorizing information: the Method of Loci. Like the Major System, this strategy encodes information into a format your brain is especially good at using; in this case, it ties information to a physical location. Gain familiarity with this method through several engaging exercises. Also, peek inside the mind of mental athletes to see how their seemingly superhuman feats of memory are rooted in nothing more than innate brain power we all have.

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