The Medical Mnemonist (An InsideTheBoards Podcast)

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



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