When I was deciding on what memory system to use, I tried to think about all the steps that the brain goes through when memorizing, and how to make it as efficient as possible. This post describes some of the things I’ve been experimenting with over last summer, and why I keep my system strictly phonetic.
I’m not saying that this is the way things should be done. I haven’t finished my system yet, so I am just thinking out loud (as usual). I’m having fun experimenting, and I don’t think that there will be any detrimental effect to my memory system if I turn out to be wrong, other than that generating the system is taking a longer time than it would otherwise. Read more