The app uses the memory palace technique to make learning US history as easy as playing around in a cool little world and learning where stuff is. And because you’re remembering the experience of a space, it makes it very hard to forget.
With this app, even beginners can learn the names of all 45 US presidents and related history in 30 minutes or less.
If you want to learn more about memory palaces or build your own custom palaces, for US History or any subject you want, you can do it on our free memory palace platform. Get started with the interactive tutorial today!
Here’s a video of our friend Michael trying to recite all the US presidents backwards after playing with our US History app for 30 minutes. The big challenge for him is that he’s not from the US, so he’d never even heard the names of most of the presidents. See what happens!
Here’s a quick tutorial video showing you how to build a memory palace using our platform:
My top speed right now is like 30 seconds per item, including picking the mnemonic and setting up the images in the palace. We’re curious how fast others can build? Please let us know in the comments or on our Forums.
The secret behind the app is the memory palace technique which was the subject of the New York Times best-seller Moonwalking with Einstein.
Imagine being able to remember a complex subject as easily as remembering a videogame experience.
That’s the promise of the Memory Palace US History app available now for Windows, Mac, iOS and Android. It allows anyone to learn all of the US presidents in 30 minutes or less using a 3D video game.
It may sound hard to believe, but a recent YouTube video shows an early user doing just that. Most incredibly, the video also shows her remembering the presidents backwards as well as forwards, and even recalling a specific president when given just a number.
The secret behind the app is the memory palace technique which was the subject of the New York Times best-seller Moonwalking with Einstein and which has also been popularized by the hit BBC TV show Sherlock.
The company, Memory Palace, Inc., a Parallel18 start-up, recently released the US History app for Windows, Mac, iOS and Android. The first ten Presidents are free to download with a 99¢ in-app purchase unlocking the rest — a special 75% launch discount off the regular $3.99 price.
The company is also currently running a research campaign, giving limited Key Tokens that allow users to try the premium version for free in exchange for honest reviews and feedback. For journalists or anyone else interested, please contact: email@example.com.