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Bibliothek der Berlin-Brandenburgischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Raum 07W04, Unter den Linden 8, 10117 Berlin

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On the 7th of December, the neuroscientist Martin Dresler organizes within the RG Visualisation a symposium entitled "Ars Memoriae". Memory techniques are explored from different angles - including history, psychology and neuroscience.Subsequently, an internal workshop on mnemonics for members of Die Junge Akademie will take place on the 8th of December. **Program**A history of mnemonics from ancient Greece to Victorian England
Seth Long, University of Nebraska
Contemporary mnemonics: memory training and memory sports Boris Konrad, Donders Institute, Nijmegen
What memory training has to do with the neuroscience of memory
Robert Ajemian, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Cognitive neuroscience of mnemonics
Isabella Wagner, University of Vienna Mastering language complexity through memory palaces
Aaron Ralby, Linguisticator, Cambridge
A design oriented approach to virtual memory palaces
Jan-Paul Huttner, Technical University Braunschweig

Art of memory
Seet van Hout, Artist, Nijmegen

Mental maps for memories and space
Christian Doeller, Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Leipzig Please find more information here.

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