Memory Matters Glossary and Links

Hermann Ebbinghaus - Forgetting curve, as described by Peter M Vishton in the course "Secrets of a Powerful Memory"

(January 24, 1850 – February 26, 1909) was a German psychologist who pioneered the experimental study of memory, and is known for his discovery of the forgetting curve and the spacing effect. He was also the first person to describe the learning curve.  His work is valuable in that it forms a basis of systems for spaced learning.  Short - indeed very short - just a few minutes of study, then repeated after a series of gaps.  Ten minutes, 

 

From the New York Times

"An Ancient and Proven Way to Improve Memorisation; Go Ahead and Try It"

An interesting take on memorisation by By Austin Frakt published originally in March 24, 2016.

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From UK "Business Insider"

"An ancient text over 2,000 years old may hold a key to remembering more than you thought possible"

"Improve-your-memory-using-the-method-of-loci"  This is another article which highlights the use of memory techniques Read Article Here