Remember like Sherlock!

Aaron Freeman:

A very oldie and an extremely goodie!

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“I consider that a man’s brain originally is like a little empty attic, and you have to stock it with such furniture as you choose,” Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Sherlock Holmes : A Study In Scarlet

I am about to describe what is perhaps the oldest memory technique. It has been used by orators such as Cicero in Ancient Rome and philosophers such as Aristotle in Greece. It has been employed by crime busting super brains in the BBC’s  Sherlock  and in CBS’ The Mentalist. It has also been used successfully by memory enthusiasts to achieve the title of Grand Master of Memory, a title that requires the recipient to have memorized ten decks of cards in an hour, one deck of cards in under two minutes and 1,000 random digits in one hour.

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