Number of Images to Place Per Locus, and Other Experiments

Here is an update on some of my experiments:

Images per Locus

I’ve been experimenting with placing two images per locus instead of three. I’m finding that it’s easier and faster with two. Even if I make mistakes on where the pair goes in the memory journey, I usually get the pairs matched correctly.

In the Ben System, three images are placed per locus. Apparently, Wang Feng is using two. I think I’m going to use two until I improve, and then I will try adding a third. Read more

The Acropolis of Athens as a Memory Palace

I arrived in Athens and spent the afternoon at the Acropolis. I don’t like spending time in Athens, but the Acropolis is absolutely spectacular. I wanted to make a memory journey there, but there were herds of distracting tourists and much of the restoration is incomplete. I took many photos and plan to create an Acropolis memory journey using photos, models, paintings, floor plans, and Wikipedia.

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