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Utilising the Mnemonic Power of Place in Online Learning

Picture of Martin Van de Weyer Martin Van de Weyer – Feb 21, 2017

In Todd Sampson’s series, Redesign My Brain, he is taught by an experienced “memoriser” how to internalise and recall the order of a pack of cards by tying certain clumped sets to different rooms within his home. This exercise illustrates how the human brain is naturally geared to use “place” as a means to chunk and remember information. Within learning...

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