INTRODUCTION CHAPTER 1: A medieval starting place CHAPTER 2: Creating a memory palace CHAPTER 3: Stories, imagination and the way your brain works CHAPTER 4: Characters, characters everywhere Ma-ori ancestors CHAPTER 5: Weird and wonderful portable memory aids CHAPTER 6: When art becomes writing When and what was the first writing? CHAPTER 7: Lessons from the Middle Ages The art changes purpose CHAPTER 8: Learning in school and throughout life Permanent memory palaces for all students CHAPTER 9: Does memory have to decline when you age? CHAPTER 10: Memory athletes battle it out Appendix A: Table of memory methods Appendix B: Bestiary Appendix C: Prehistory Journey Appendix D: My chosen ancestors Acknowledgements About the author Notes Index
Dr Lynne Kelly is the memory whisperer. A senior memory champion, science writer and Honorary Research Associate at La Trobe University Melbourne, she is author of the ground-breaking book The Memory Code.