Sections and subjects of the memory masterclass

After a decade of work on the memory masterclass, it has become very extensive. 90% of the things in the masterclass I could not even imagine when creating the Udemy class 10 years ago. So I will take some time here to describe what is in the class and what is not in the class …

Using google to generate visual markers

Suppose you are an absolute beginner in the arts of memory. It is easy to assume that everything you find will be abstract for you. Do not get me wrong, there are things I also find hard to remember. Especially phonetic sequences from languages I am not familiar with. If this is something simple, you …

Subvisualization: when visualization is not fast enough

subvisualization

To be honest I have not been doing visualization at all since I started to read above 5000 wpm. When I slow down and want to remember everything, I still use memory structures – more often than not I do not have to. Here is a short confession of what it feels like to be …

Binary numbers and chessboards

The decimal numbers and metric system are not the only possible representation of measures. With computers today, we use mainly a binary representation of numbers. Hence it makes sense to have specific binary-friendly visualizations and memorizations. Bits and bytes Logical zeros and ones are usually not very interesting – except for the formal logic. Computers …

What does it take for a child to succeed at school?

School is the first place where a student gets the first picture of education, studies, and learning. A student comes through many ‘firsts’ in the entire school life. They learn different things and get to know how they can shape their lives. For example, whenever individuals attend school, they have to be in a routine. …

Multitasking using tabs in your memory

When we work in a browser we open many tabs. Different people will use different portfolios of tabs and windows. The thing is, we do not do this in our own heads when we multitask. And this can be fixed. Tabs vs windows when browsing Some people have many tabs, some have many windows and …

What is a Personal Brand Statement?

A personal brand statement is a concise one to two-sentence description of your abilities, expertise, and passions that explains how you can contribute to your field. You may be able to advance professionally or discover new prospects for commercial initiatives. Here’s what you need to know about personal brand statements and how they can help …

Mental skyscrapers

We use mental palaces to remember a large amount of knowledge. But what should we do, when faced with multiple snapshots of the event?  I welcome you to mental skyscrapers. They can get tall, but the layout is unlikely to change. Mental skyscrapers for processes Typically we will use mental skyscrapers for processes. For example, …

Puzzled? Transform depression into motivation!

Comics heroes often discover their greatest strength once they hit the bottom. Sometimes it feels this way to real people. We can transform our depression and confusion into creative breakthroughs and a surge of motivation. Each time we do not feel that good with ourselves we can reframe that into a motivational moment.  You may …