The Medical Mnemonist (An InsideTheBoards Podcast)

30 Atomic Memory Techniques from Memory Athlete Daniel Kilov

September 18, 2019

On episode 31 we have mental athlete Daniel Kilov joining us. He has been featured on TedX, written for the Mensa journal, TableAus and has performed in several Australian memory championships. National record for memory in abstract images, PhD-candidate at Australia National University



05:38 Levels of Sophistication of Different Memory Techniques & Atomic Techniques Learned from Ancient Mnemonists

09:16 Encoding vs Storing Memories: Associations, Peg Systems, Memory Palaces, and more.

12:23 The Limitations of the Memory Palace for Complex Material and Medical Courses

16:21 Memory Techniques from Around the World & Expanding on Western Art of Memory

19:30 Drills, Exercises, and Mentorship to Prevent Memory Mistakes

21:52 Proper Mnemonic Stories Require Simplicity & Not Settling for Only Common Techniques


27:31 Just 3 Wishes



The Memory Code

The Memory Craft

The City of The Sun

Peter of Ravenna “The Phoenix”,

Making communication memorable

The Book of Memory

How to Become a Chess Master

The Relationship between Clinical Experience and Quality of Health Care


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