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Using ‘memory palaces’ to improve recall

With exams around the corner, suggest that your students take a leaf out of Sherlock’s book ¬†and use this technique, invented by the ancient Greeks, to improve their memories!

Have a look at this interesting recent article in The Guardian, discussing research by Dutch and German neuroscientists around…now, what was it again?

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