Supercharge Your Memory with a Mind Palace

The human mind has an amazing power of recall. People have been know to remember things for more than 90 years. Memory masters can recall entire decks of cards. However your memory always seems to fail at the worst moments. If you’re under pressure, and/or have nothing to take notes with, it might be worthContinue reading “Supercharge Your Memory with a Mind Palace”

The Taste Gap – Why Everything You Make Sucks.

You know what you like. We naturally form an opinion about everything we consume, consciously or subconsciously, as we form a ‘taste’ for things. For many people embarking on a creative endeavour this can highlight the differences between things you enjoy, and your own creations. This difference is known as the ‘taste gap.’ You mightContinue reading “The Taste Gap – Why Everything You Make Sucks.”

Get better at anything – David Bayles

This story is based on making art, but the principal can be used for any endeavour you want to get better at. A pottery class was split into two groups. One was instructed to make as many pots as possible, and that they would be marked just on how many pots they produced. The otherContinue reading “Get better at anything – David Bayles”