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Chris Hunt: Secrets of a World Memory Champion →

Chris Hunt gave a brilliant talk on memory and how we can improve ours. It’s a long talk, but it’s well worth it. Key take-aways:

  • Create a spatial memory from a non-spatial one
  • Make the memories surprising or jarring (“…blood all over the place…”)
  • Setup a system of recognizable patterns to allow for “compression”
  • Be proactive about storing memories