Do Memory Palaces Really Work?

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Sometimes people come to the site wondering if memory palaces are a real thing. The answer is, yes, memory palaces really work! Their use has been recorded in history for a couple of thousand years, and they have been used even back into hunter gatherer times.

Memory palaces are used by Mental Athletes in memory competitions where people perform feats like memorizing a shuffled deck of cards in under 20 seconds, or 500 random digits in just a few minutes. You can also use memory palaces for schoolwork and learning, like memorizing a book or preparing for an exam.

It’s really easy to get started with memory palaces. You can start by downloading our free ebook, Learn the Art of Memory and joining the Art of Memory Forum.

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