Memory Tips From Aristotle
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Memory Tips From Aristotle

Learn How Aristotle Thought About Memory And Why His Ideas Have Stood The Test Of Time So And Improve Your Memory
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Created by Anthony Metivier
Last updated 10/2015
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  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 5 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
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What Will I Learn?
  • Demonstrate knowledge of Aristotle's historically important analysis of memory
  • Understand Aristotle on memory in the context of Plato
  • Know and benefit from Aristotle's major metaphors of memory
  • Understand that memory is a phenomenon of time
  • Build a well-functioning Memory Palace that will allow them to learn and memorize anything
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  • No prior knowledge about memory techniques, Aristotle of the Ancient Greek world is necessary
  • You need only an open mind, a thirst for knowledge and the willingness to explore ideas that you have likely never encountered before

Memory Improvement Secrets From The Ancients?

If you've ever wanted some deep, philosophical insights that will give you new ways to improve memory merely by thinking more deeply about it, then this may be the most important course you ever take.

Let's be honest here: Sometimes you don't need memory vitamins or photographic memory training ... Just a little inspiration from thousands of years ago!

Learn Exactly What Memory Is So You Can Improve Memory The Right Way

You know, the problem with so many people who want to know how to improve memory and how to improve concentration is that they don't think about what memory is.

Not only that, they don't know much about the origins of the ultimate memory supplements: mnemonics. So if you're interested in ...

The Ultimate Supplement For Memory ...

Why not check out one of the earliest writers to talk about it?

This short course will literally take no more than 30 minutes of your time. And in that short investment, you won't learn much about how to improve memory recall, but you will discover a whole new foundation for thinking about ways to memorize more.

Because If There's A Solution, It's ...

... knowing more about the topic. Starting from the very beginning. In fact, every memory course on earth should make this short treatise on memory by Aristotle required reading.

Forget About Brain Exercises To Improve Memory For Now

In this book, you'll learn what Aristotle thinks about memory, including:

* What memory is (and how it connects to the imagination)

* How memory is used (and how it isn't)

* The specific ways that memory, time and imagination work together to create memorable impressions ...

After That, Start With Improving Short Term Memory

And the good news is that this book gives you access to an AMAZING resource about mnemonics that will show you exactly how.

What Are You Waiting For?

Aristotle is the very first writer on memory that we have. Don't let another 2000 years past before you add his thoughts about memory to your mental database. Join this course now.

Who is the target audience?
  • You should take this course if you're interested in the history of memory and memory improvement
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Curriculum For This Course
15 Lectures
Introduction And Overview
2 Lectures 06:48

This video shows you exactly why memory deals with the subjects that it does - and not anything else. This point seems like a no-brainer, but Aristotle shows us exactly why it's so important and opens the path to improving the life of our minds with this single point.

Preview 04:01
This Entire Course As An Easy-To-Read Ebook With Aristotle's Original On Memory
1 Lecture 00:00

Before taking the course, please read this short Ebook so that you know exactly what Aristotle said about memory. This will make the lectures much more useful. :)

Ebook: Aristotle On Memory
18 pages
Aristotle And Memory In The Context Of Plato And The Ancient World
2 Lectures 14:47

In this lecture, you'll learn about Aristotle's precursor on memory, Plato. These are very specific thoughts about memory as a response to movement, speed and duration. Fascinating concepts that will change how you think about memory - and what can be remembered.

Preview 07:29

In this lecture, you'll learn about the strange things Plato thought you could recall, but not memorize because they exist completely outside of the realm of memory. And yet, paradoxically, these are things that we all seem to have forgotten until someone teaches us how to "unhide" them.

The Things That You Cannot Remember - Because You Already Know Them From Birth!

In this quiz, you'll review Plato's thoughts on memory and the things that exist outside of it.

Section 3 Quiz: Things Outside Of Memory
1 question
Aristotle's Amazing Memory Metaphors And Exactly How To Use These Insights Today
2 Lectures 11:56

In this lecture, you'll learn about why the question of memory is also the question of what exists. These ideas are a true game changer if you're a person interested in self-reflection.

Why The Question Of Memory Is Also The Question Of What Exists - No Easy Answers

There are a lot of metaphors for what memory is, but none are nearly as powerful and useful as the ones Aristotle gives - especially the second one!

The Most Powerful Metaphors Of Memory On The Planet - And How To Use Them Right!

Here you'll review your knowledge of Aristotle's metaphors of memory.

Section 4 Quiz: The Metaphors Of Memory
1 question
The Physiology Of Memory And How Aristotle Connects It With The Senses We Share
1 Lecture 04:29

Although these ideas are out of fashion, they provide an amazing perspective on how the ancient world thought about memory. And may of the ideas provide fascinating insight that will help you think more deeply about how your memory perceives the world and how to make things more memorable by better understanding your psychic faculties.

(Note: None of this has to do with mindreading)

The Psychic Faculties, The Proper Subjects Of Memory And How Our Senses Remember

Section 5 Quiz: The Psychic Faculties
1 question
Time And Memory - Nothing Is More Memorable Than The Passing Of Time (Or Is It?)
1 Lecture 07:29

In this lecture, discover Aristotle's thoughts about the past, future and present with respect to what can and cannot be memorized and recalled at will.

The Role Of The Past, Present And Future In Memory And Things Outside Of Memory

In this quiz, you'll quickly review your understanding of the role of time in memory according to Aristotle.

Section 6 Quiz: The Role Of Time In Memory
1 question
Course Conclusion
1 Lecture 05:56

In this conclusion to the course, you'll learn exactly what you've just accomplished by adding historical context to your understanding of how your memory works.

The Important Of Adding Historical Context To Your Understanding Of Memory
Bonus: Thomas Aquinas' Commentary On Aristotle's On Memory - Super Valuable!
1 Lecture 08:06
Thomas Aquinas Gives His Take On Aristotle - A Must Have For Memory Enthusiasts!
Bonus: How To Build A Memory Palace To Serve Your And Your Memory For Life
3 Lectures 00:00

In this bonus, you receive a step-by-step guide to building a Memory Palace. With plenty of illustrations, you'll know exactly what to do, how to do it and why.

Step-By-Step Guide To Building A Bulletproof Memory Palace For Forevever
23 pages

Use these worksheets to help you build Memory Palaces!

10 pages

If you need to see an example of the Magnetic Memory Method worksheets filled out, please consult this resource.

Completed Worksheets Example
8 pages
Temporary Bonus: Sleep Aristotle Sleep
1 Lecture 00:00
The Ultimate Sleep Remedy
73 pages
About the Instructor
Anthony Metivier
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Bestselling Memory Improvement Author

Anthony Metivier is the founder of the Magnetic Memory Method, a systematic, 21st Century approach to memorizing foreign language vocabulary, dreams, names, music, poetry in ways that are easy, elegant, effective and fun.

An author of over 10 bestselling books, Metivier holds a PhD in Humanities from York University, an MA in Media and Communications from the European Graduate School, and an MA and BA in English Literature from York University. 

He has created many bestselling courses, including How to Learn and Memorize the Vocabulary of any Language, How to Learn and Memorize Poetry, How to Memorize Names and Faces, and How to Remember Your Dreams.