The 2013 World Memory Championships just ended yesterday. Congratulations to the new World Memory Champion, Jonas von Essen, the new Grand Masters of Memory, and all the competitors! Here’s a video from the official website: Read more
I made a quick video that provides an introduction on how to memorize numbers. The main purpose of the video is to introduce some common number memorization systems and explain the difference between image generation and image placement. Read more
Dominic O’Brien demonstrates the Journey Method on YouTube for a company called Cottages4you: Read more
When I was in Greece last summer I experimented with a technique to learn languages described by Dominic O’Brien in some of his books. Here is how the technique works:
Here is a fascinating webpage about Giordano Bruno’s memory system.
Frances Yates reconstructed Bruno’s mnemonic wheel based on his book De Umbris Idearum. De Umbris Idearum can be downloaded here. Unfortunately, I’ve only seen it available in Latin so haven’t been able to read it.
Below are some books related to memory improvement that I’ve read so far, in no particular order. My favorites are in bold.
Note: for a shorter, more beginner-friendly list, please see the FAQ: What are the best memory books to read?
You can also see our list of Free PDF Books on Memory Training.