TED Talk: Joshua Foer: Feats of memory anyone can do

Joshua Foer takes the audience through how to use your memory to its fullest capacity by using a technique known as a memory palace. Foer studied and practiced the science and techniques behind miraculous retention of information.

In this talk he gives the explanation as to why, where the concept came from and some of the neuroscience behind using your memory well. He shows that anyone’s average memory can be training to help you with simple and essential memory techniques.