You may have seen ‘memory palaces’ being used by fictional characters in different TV shows or movies, with BBC’s Sherlock’s main character making use of his mind palace any chance he gets in the show. Memory palaces can exist outside of fiction, and we can build our own! These ‘special structures,’ alternatively called the Method of Loci, tap into our brain’s ability to store lots of location-based information. Popular Science details when and how we could build our personal memory palaces. Check the full piece here!
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