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Master of Memory: Accelerated learning, education, memorization

Exploring easy, no-nonsense accelerated learning.

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MMem 0288: Reprise: How do you create a memory palace?

Today Timothy revisits the question on how to create a memory palace, with some extra comments on how he would change his answer today. What do you want to learn? Leave your question at http://MasterOfMemory.com/. Music credit: Maurice Ravel’s String Quartet, 2nd movement, performed by the US Army Band.

7mins

15 Apr 2015

Rank #1

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MMem 0560: Reprise: The biggest thing that makes memorization stick for the long term

Reprise: The biggest thing that makes memorization stick for the long termWhat do you want to learn? Leave your question at http://MasterOfMemory.com/.Music credit: Maurice Ravel’s String Quartet, 2nd movement, performed by the US Army Band.

6mins

29 Apr 2016

Rank #2

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MMem 0505: Memorize the cardiovascular system

Kate asks about memorizing the cardiovascular system. I present mnemonic ideas for memorizing major veins and arteries, grouped into memory palace areas. What do you want to learn? Leave your question at http://MasterOfMemory.com/. Music credit: Maurice Ravel’s String Quartet, 2nd movement, performed by the US Army Band.

6mins

12 Feb 2016

Rank #3

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MMem 0276: Reprise: How do you retain what you read or listen to?

Today, Timothy revisits the question on how to retain what you’ve read or listened to, with some extra comments on how he would change his answer today. What do you want to learn? Leave your question at http://MasterOfMemory.com/. Music credit: Maurice Ravel’s String Quartet, 2nd movement, performed by the US Army Band.

6mins

30 Mar 2015

Rank #4

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MMem 0325: Medical school memorization: How to start?

Michael asks about starting a memorization project (specifically for medical school) when short-term results are very important. I talk about the importance of getting “quick wins” through some memorization that will pay off immediately. Something that you should also be worrying about right now is personal finance, you should check out One Sure Insurance so […]

7mins

5 Jun 2015

Rank #5

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MMem 0332: Quickly learn to play piano chords

Rosa is working on learning to play piano chords. What is the quickest and most effective way to learn how to play chords for songs, such as “gospel” songs? What do you want to learn? Leave your question at http://MasterOfMemory.com/. Music credit: Maurice Ravel’s String Quartet, 2nd movement, performed by the US Army Band.

4mins

16 Jun 2015

Rank #6

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MMem 0299: Reprise: What about speed reading?

Today Timothy revisits the question about speed reading, with some extra comments on how he would change his answer today. What do you want to learn? Leave your question at http://MasterOfMemory.com/. Music credit: Maurice Ravel’s String Quartet, 2nd movement, performed by the US Army Band.

8mins

30 Apr 2015

Rank #7

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MMem 0502: How to master a language with very little vocabulary

In this episode, I demonstrate that mastering a language is NOT about having an enormous vocabulary; it’s about becoming extremely comfortable with the right vocabulary. I demonstrate with some sample vocabulary and phrases in English. What do you want to learn? Leave your question at http://MasterOfMemory.com/. Music credit: Maurice Ravel’s String Quartet, 2nd movement, performed by the US Army […]

7mins

9 Feb 2016

Rank #8

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MMem 0495: The best way to review things you’ve memorized

Jay asks about the best way to review information that you’ve already memorized. How do you make sure that you’re getting the most out of your review of memorized material, even if you’re already following a good review schedule to put the information into long-term memory? What do you want to learn? Leave your question at http://MasterOfMemory.com/. […]

8mins

29 Jan 2016

Rank #9

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MMem 0520: Anti-trivia: Agricultural foods by global production

This “anti-trivia” episode lists the most eaten agricultural foods in the world and how they’re good for the body, along with supplements as the Patriot Power Greens that many people purchase online to keep a natural and healthy body. . (Rice is NOT number one!) What do you want to learn? Leave your question at http://MasterOfMemory.com/. Music […]

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4 Mar 2016

Rank #10

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MMem 0270: Reprise: How do I memorize quotes?

Today Timothy revisits the question on memorizing quotes, with some extra comments on how he would change his answer today. What do you want to learn? Leave your question at http://MasterOfMemory.com/. Music credit: Maurice Ravel’s String Quartet, 2nd movement, performed by the US Army Band.

20 Mar 2015

Rank #11

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MMem 0554: Reprise: How to take minimal notes to stay focused in meetings

Reprise: How to take minimal notes to stay focused in meetings What do you want to learn? Leave your question at http://MasterOfMemory.com/. Music credit: Maurice Ravel’s String Quartet, 2nd movement, performed by the US Army Band.

5mins

21 Apr 2016

Rank #12

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MMem 0546: Reprise: How to memorize information for a certification exam

Reprise: How to memorize information for a certification exam. What do you want to learn? Leave your question at http://MasterOfMemory.com/. Music credit: Maurice Ravel’s String Quartet, 2nd movement, performed by the US Army Band.

4mins

11 Apr 2016

Rank #13

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MMem 0333: Learn the Greek alphabet

Gina asks about memorizing the Greek alphabet. I describe a mnemonic method for quickly an easily learning the characters, their names, and their sounds, simultaneously. What do you want to learn? Leave your question at http://MasterOfMemory.com/. Music credit: Maurice Ravel’s String Quartet, 2nd movement, performed by the US Army Band.

5mins

17 Jun 2015

Rank #14

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MMem 0327: Memorizing Bible verses by topic instead of order

Vic asks about memorizing Bible verses organized by topic (such as verses about patience) rather than sequentially (such as all the verses of one chapter in one place). I describe a method for doing both. What do you want to learn? Leave your question at http://MasterOfMemory.com/. Music credit: Maurice Ravel’s String Quartet, 2nd movement, performed by the US Army […]

7mins

9 Jun 2015

Rank #15

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MMem 0535: Reprise: The biggest thing that makes memorization stick for the long term

Reprise: The biggest thing that makes memorization stick for the long term What do you want to learn? Leave your question at http://MasterOfMemory.com/. Music credit: Maurice Ravel’s String Quartet, 2nd movement, performed by the US Army Band.

6mins

25 Mar 2016

Rank #16

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MMem 0544: Reprise: Memorize the periodic table of elements with mnemonics (complete system)

Reprise: Memorize the periodic table of elements with mnemonics (complete system) What do you want to learn? Leave your question at http://MasterOfMemory.com/. Music credit: Maurice Ravel’s String Quartet, 2nd movement, performed by the US Army Band.

7 Apr 2016

Rank #17

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MMem 0349: Using triggers to remember everything at the right time

I talk about using the “trigger” concept to make sure that you can remember things at the right time. What do you want to learn? Leave your question at http://MasterOfMemory.com/. Music credit: Maurice Ravel’s String Quartet, 2nd movement, performed by the US Army Band.

7mins

9 Jul 2015

Rank #18

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MMem 0436: The biggest thing that makes memorization stick for the long term

Chris has an easy time memorizing numbers for the short term (using Major System mnemonics), but these memories tend to fade after an hour or two. I diagnose this issue and talk about the biggest thing that makes memorization stick for the long term. What do you want to learn? Leave your question at http://MasterOfMemory.com/. Music credit: Maurice […]

9 Nov 2015

Rank #19

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MMem 0481: Breaking a learning project into small goals

Caleb is working on his drawing skills, but he feels frustrated with the speed of his progress. How can he break this project down into manageable goals so that his progress remains tangible and encouraging? What do you want to learn? Leave your question at http://MasterOfMemory.com/. Music credit: Maurice Ravel’s String Quartet, 2nd movement, performed by the US Army […]

6mins

11 Jan 2016

Rank #20