From notebooks to AI there are many ways how we can subsidy or extend our memory capabilities. Therefore, we may seem to need our memory just to know where to find the right information. However, there is a reason why a Greek Aeschylus called the memory a “mother of all […]
All your life you were hearing about bad people manipulating good people. Peddlers selling citizens stuff they don’t need. Politicians promising what they can never achieve. Your friend making you buy him a drink. They are all the same. But have you ever thought about manipulating yourself? Me neither. However, […]
Have you ever asked yourself a question: Is the way I study the right one? Or, to put it in other words, have you ever asked yourself: Why the hell is studying so hard? Shouldn’t it be more comfortable? Guess what, it should. Also, to answer the first question: no, it […]
In one of his letters, Seneca wrote that “there are things which need our full attention and also things which we can do while riding a three-wheeler” (Seneca & Campbell, 2004). Unfortunately, most of the things which we have to do during our days are more of the latter. You […]
Have you ever experienced, after a whole day of daydreaming and watching TV series, the moment you thought: “I definitely have to do something with my life”? If yes, you may have crafted a to-do list to start that change the very next day, but to-do lists are like dates […]
During the communism times in Czechoslovakia, most of its citizens would drive a car which looked something like this: It had no heating (though it used to get overheated very often). The car would feel like falling apart every second. However, for some reason, most of the Czechoslovaks were riding […]
If you read this, chances you have probably head. Because of internet, laziness or just absence of necessity many of us use it less and less. Though, our brain is capable of amazing things. Let me show you some and let´s restore the Art of Memory together!
Are you doing two things at a time? Are you eating while reading this post? Are you talking on phone while driving? Read this article! You will understand, why it is so dangerous, and, for many counterintuitively, useless.