Basic Concepts of Mnemonic Systems
This page contains a basic overview of how to use mnemonics. See also our free ebook, Learn the Art of Memory.
Method of Loci
- See Method of Loci
A memory journey is a mental journey through a physical location. Mnemonic images are placed at specific locations along the journey. To recall the information later, one walks back through the journey and converts the mnemonic images back.
"Memory palace" is sometimes used interchangeably with "memory journey", but a memory palace is not necessarily a journey that you would physically walk along.
A video introduction:
Number Image Creation
Converting numbers into Category:Mnemonic Images:
Number Image Placement
Placing the mnemonic images into memory palaces:
- 1, 2, or 3 images per location