22 Aug '14, 9pm

Get Started with Mnemonics Using Tarot Cards

Get Started with Mnemonics Using Tarot Cards

Maybe you have watched a few episodes of Sherlock and see him use his "memory palace" to fight crime and are thinking to yourself "hey, I wish I could do that!" The good news is that Sherlock's memory palace technique is not science fiction or fantasy. It is an ancient technique that uses your ability to remember places in vivid detail to remember abstract things like sequences of numbers or words. A great way of getting your feet wet with this type of mnemonics is to learn how to memorize a deck of tarot cards. Why use tarot cards? No, I'm not advocating witchcraft (at least not here.) To explain why tarot cards are great for learning mnemonics, I will have to explain a little bit about both. The Method of Loci One of the oldest mnemonic devices used today is the the method of loci, a technique that dates back to Ancient Greece and Rome. It was used by public speakers and...

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