The Roman Room System

Remembering Grouped Information

Link your list to familiar objects in a room.

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The Roman Room technique, also known as the Method of Loci, is an ancient and effective way of remembering information where its structure is not important. As an example, it serves as the basis of one of the powerful mnemonic systems used to learn languages  .

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To use the technique, imagine a room that you know, such as your sitting room, bedroom, office or classroom. Within the room are...

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