Daniel Kilov is a memory athlete, TEDx speaker, academic in training, educationalist, writer, and philosopher.
Meet Daniel Kilov, a mental athlete, who holds the national record for memory in abstract images. We have mental athlete Daniel Kilov joining us. He has been featured on TedX, written for the Mensa journal, TableAus and has performed in several Australian memory championships. Daniel holds the national record for memory in abstract images, and is a PhD-candidate at Australia National University. Intro 05:38 Levels of Sophistication of Different Memory Techniques & Atomic Techniques Learned from Ancient Mnemonists 09:16 Encoding vs Storing Memories: Associations, Peg Systems, Memory Palaces, and more. 12:23 The Limitations of the Memory Palace for Complex Material and Medical Courses 16:21 Memory Techniques from Around the World & Expanding on Western Art of Memory 19:30 Drills, Exercises, and Mentorship to Prevent Memory Mistakes 21:52 Proper Mnemonic Stories Require Simplicity & Not Settling for Only Common Techniques 25:58 BEST SYNDICATED SERIES EVER!!! 27:31 Just 3 Wishes Resources The Memory Code The Memory Craft The City of The Sun Peter of Ravenna “The Phoenix” Making communication memorable The Book of Memory How to Become a Chess Master The Relationship between Clinical Experience and Quality of Health Care You can also find more of Daniel’s videos and resources at DanielKilov.com or contact him by email.
Find links mentioned in the episode, here: http://bit.ly/115danielkilov Skip through the episode: 01:25 - Introduction 04:43 - Being on Casino watchlists 06:00 - Improving memory with ADHD 13:15 - Memory & mindfulness 18:25 - Training with Tansel Ali 22:13 - Why philosophy? 28:25 - Political predictions, Philip Tetlock 30:28 - Thought experiments 36:06 - Memory and philosophy 42:17 - What is the Art of Memory? 44:33 - How to start applying memory techniques 49:33 - Step 1: Meditation 53:34 - Step 2: Visualisation 56:48 - Memory and brain health 01:04:00 - “Smart” drugs 01:09:42 - Being a memory athlete 01:12:30 - Strange competition experiences 01:14:53 - Step 3: Organisation 01:19:37 - Resources for learning 01:21:16 - Daily routine 01:33:20 - Moonwalking with Einstein 01:34:45 - If he could have a billboard anywhere 01:36:03 - Walt Whitman, Adriaan de Groot 01:41:58 - What makes a genius?
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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2 hours, 28 minutes
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