Visual Marker Creation & Journey Method w/ Nelson Dellis: Climb4Memory, 4x US Memory Champion, and Author

January 28, 2019

Nelson Delis explains what got him into memory training, winning the US Championship 3x, and why he started Climb4Memory! He will walk you through a step-by-step example of the Journey/Linking Method for remembering the first few presidents. This is a great tool for remembering items that require sequential ordering, and can be implemented to any science and medicine topic as well!

0:00 Introduction

1:30 Nelson explores Alzheimer’s researched and Climb4Memory

2:40 Memory Training may grow the Hippocampus

5.30 Books by Nelson and teaching kids early

8.05 The Evolution of Memory Techniques

11.25 How to make personal Visual Markers vs Pre-made Markers

16.50 Example of Visual Marker creation with Linking Method

18.40: Recommended resources:

21.10 Parting Thoughts and Future Projects from Nelson Dellis. Visit his Website and YouTube page for more information.

22.30 Join the Medical Mnemonist Master Mind!

22.45 A Walk Down Memory Lane

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Advanced Memory Techniques with Mullen Memory

January 21, 2019

This episode is part 2 of a great interview with the creators of Mullen Memory, Alex Mullen and Cathy Chen. For the introduction about them, their organization, and basic tips for creating memory palaces, please go back and listen to the Part 1 of this series. This episode will cover some more advanced techniques. I hope you enjoy the interview as much as I did!

add a few seconds for the introduction

1:10 Solutions for complex material in memory palaces

3:00 Memory Palace worksheet

4:55 Using pseudo locations (movie sets, video games)

6:10 Advanced techniques for medicine

7:50 Example: remembering a gene

8:50 Using a priori memory palaces, and categorization of material

12:55 Using semantic themes to differentiate similar topics & Resources recommendation

15:00 The Learning Scientists

15:50 Walk Down Memory Lane

19:50 Join the Community!

21:25 Tyranny of Success

 

Recommendations:

Moonwalking with Einstein

Quantum Memory Power

 

FreeMedEd Related Blog posts:

Accelerated Learning for Medical School

Memory Palaces for Medical Students

 

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Memory Palaces basics w/ Mullen Memory’s Alex Mullen & Cathy Chen

January 14, 2019

Alex Mullen and Cathy Chen are Co-founders of Mullen Memory & Simple Civics

This is Part 1 of a two-part interview. Please stay tuned for the follow-up next week!

0:60 Introductions

2:00 Mullen Memory

4:30 Alex’s Memory History and Championships

5:45 Cathy Memory History

7:00 How Memory Techniques Helped in Medical School

9:33 The Why and How of Memory Palaces

12:55 Memory Roadblocks and How to Avoid

16:00 Retrieval Practice and Spacing

19:05 Using Anki for Spaced Repetition

 

Recommendations:

Moonwalking with Einstein

Quantum Memory Power

 

FreeMedEd Related Blog posts:

Accelerated Learning for Medical School

Memory Palaces for Medical Students

 

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Flashcards and Study Hacks with Medical School 2.0 author Dr. David Larson

January 7, 2019

This episode with Medical School 2.0 author Dr. David Larson will cover how to make flashcards and other study hacks for study efficiency.

0:42 Introduction

  • Education Background: Brown University, Fulbright Fellowship, USC School of Medicine, Alpha Omega Alpha Merit Scholarship
  • Philanthropy: Worked for Grassroots Public Health Program in India
  • TED Vancouver 2/2016 

6:10 Dr. Larson’s Medical School Experience

9:50 Flashcard Style and How-To

14:00 Personal vs Pre-made Flashcards

15:58 Meditation & 90/30 Study Recommendation

19:08 Recommended Resources and Financial Advice

23:03 Residency 2.0 and the Medical School 2.0 Masterclass?

24:20 Residency Hack & using Pocket App for Flashcards

25:40 Walk down Memory Lane & Getting Free Webinars

28:30 Contact info

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