Does anyone have special techniques for memorizing poetry? Do you assign lines to a specific number of loci? One word per locus?
I don’t know much about poetry, so I spent a little time today reading about the basic structures. I’m hoping that basic knowledge of poetry structure will provide a few memorization hooks. Read more
I made a simple random words generator [updated with new link to our training page]. It has over 2000 English words in it, and I’ll probably add another 4000 soon. Read more
Does anyone else use images for memorizing punctuation? The poetry event was removed from the World Memory Championships but still exists in the USA Memory Championship.
Here are the images that I came up with: Read more
I’m getting closer to finishing a mnemonic systems for sounds. Read more
I’ve been thinking about mnemonic systems for memorizing foreign words similar to some of the descriptions I’ve read about Giordano Bruno’s system. I don’t think it would be efficient to memorize every single syllable of a foreign word with an image, but it might be useful to have a vocabulary of images that could be applied to any word in order to jog the memory. Read more
Does anyone else use images for letters? It’s not very manageable for memorizing a lot of letters, but the images are there if I need them. I took my images from the ICAO phonetic alphabet: