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The Method of Loci

The Method of Loci
This is the first part of your guide to get a memory like an elephant. Memory-Sports.com will give you an insight in the amazing techniques of all mental athletes, starting with the famous Method of Loci. You will learn how to memorize numbers, cards, names and words and discover the fascinating world of Memory Sports. The Method of Loci This technique is as old as ancient democracy: The method of loci, used by Greek and Roman senators to hold their intoxicating speeches in front of the senate. It was proscribed to use any kind of notes, so they were using this brilliant technique to jack up their memory. To remember a speech, they broke it into peaces and created symbols for every single part. Cicero (De oratore, ii. 86) tells the story of the end of Simonides relations with the Scopadae. Quote: Wikipedia What Simonides did is easy to reproduce, since remembering a route from A to B in its detail has once been part of the survival strategy of mankind. The Power of the Elephant Path

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