I've been getting into mnemonics and memory palaces recently. Maybe I've been watching too much Sherlock. In any event, I thought it would be fun to share one of my favorite places on the internet: the Memory Techniques Wiki



Go here to learn the basics of the Method of Loci, an age-old technique to refine your memory. I'd also recommend "Moonwalking with Einstein" by Joshua Foer, a very accessible book which describes in narrative form the author's first-hand account in getting involved in the mnemonics community.

So please share any techniques you have used to upgrade your grey matter, because one day it may matter. And if you need some help pronouncing "mnemonic" :