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There are less than 100 people around the world who can tell you exactly what happened at 6 PM, two days before they turned 8 years old, 20 years later. These individuals have Highly Superior Autobiographical Memory or HSAM.

I’ll admit, it’s pretty epic to remember how many Tootsie Rolls fell out of the pinata on your 8th birthday, but you don’t need super-powered memory skills to kill it at your next presentation. You just need discipline and these memorization techniques.

In this lesson, we’re going to learn the techniques that are guaranteed to increase your ability to memorize your speech, giving you time and mental space to practice the “good stuff” for your presentation.

Learning Reinforcements

Joshua Foer describes the technique — called the memory palace — and shows off its most remarkable feature.