The Memory Palace Revisited (with Nelson Dellis)

The Memory Palace Revisited (with Nelson Dellis)

Stroll into the memory palace, an imagined location that just might expand your brain power. In this classic episode you'll learn all about the Method of Loci, a mnemonic device that allows mental athletes to perform astounding acts of recall. Plus, in this updated publication of the episode, learn the secrets firsthand from 4-time USA memory champion Nelson Dellis.

Image Credit: A surreal scene, not unlike the absurdities of a memory palace, depicted in a painting by an unknown 17th century Flemish artist, preserved within, Chateau de Chatillon-en-Bazois, France. (Photo by DeAgostini/Getty Images)

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Topics in this Podcast: memory, neuroscience