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What if you had the skills of a Memory Champion? What if you could remember more, quicker, and retain information for a longer time? How much easier would the USMLE Step or COMLEX Level exams be? The Medical Mnemonist Podcast is a journey into the top techniques for memory, study skills, board exam tips, and accelerated learning training. With expert interviews, study hacks, and training tips to make YOU the next Medical Mnemonist.

Building off of the InsideTheBoards platform, FreeMedEd uses expert interviews from the leaders in Med Ed fields and Memory Techniques to bring you Medical School training to improve your Board Exams and reduce burnout. From increased Efficiency and Productivity to better Work-Life Balance, these tips and exercises can impact every aspect of the learning, teaching, and clinical experiences. Reach us at medicalmnemonist@gmail.com or info@insidetheboards.com

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What if you had the skills of a Memory Champion? What if you could remember more, quicker, and retain information for a longer time? How much easier would the USMLE Step or COMLEX Level exams be? The Medical Mnemonist Podcast is a journey into the top techniques for memory, study skills, board exam tips, and accelerated learning training. With expert interviews, study hacks, and training tips to make YOU the next Medical Mnemonist.

Building off of the InsideTheBoards platform, FreeMedEd uses expert interviews from the leaders in Med Ed fields and Memory Techniques to bring you Medical School training to improve your Board Exams and reduce burnout. From increased Efficiency and Productivity to better Work-Life Balance, these tips and exercises can impact every aspect of the learning, teaching, and clinical experiences. Reach us at medicalmnemonist@gmail.com or info@insidetheboards.com

    44- Reserve Your Spot! Medical Mnemonics Training and Events of 2020

    44- Reserve Your Spot! Medical Mnemonics Training and Events of 2020

    Episode 44- Here are some useful links for those interested in the upcoming events and services mentioned in today's show.
     
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    • 10 min
    43 Memory Palace Techniques with Lynne Kelly

    43 Memory Palace Techniques with Lynne Kelly

    Lynne Kelly holds an interdisciplinary array of degrees and is a multiple winner of the senior memory championship in Australia. She studied Australian Aboriginal Tribes, Native Americans, Pacific and African cultures and their old traditions for the memory methods and will now share with us some ancient memory techniques.
     
    Intro2:36 How Stone Henge is possibly a Memory Palace10:57 Making your own Memory Palace and How does it work20:34 Memory Palace in Miniature21:33 Medieval and Early Asian Memory techniques22:55 Good Technique for Translating Medical Textbooks to a more Memorable Format29:00 How to avoid mistakes when learning Memory Palace Techniques
     
    ResourcesMemory Craft
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    • 39 min
    42 How to Become a Medical Superlearner with Jonathan Levi

    42 How to Become a Medical Superlearner with Jonathan Levi

    On Episode 42, Jonathan Levi is a serial entrepreneur, published author, and podcaster born and raised in Silicon Valley. He has discussed productivity and learning skills development in his TedX talk, numerous courses on Udemy, and through the SuperHuman Academy Podcast. Today, Jonathan is going to help all of us in our journey to becoming a Medical Superlearner.
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    Introduction 
    3:16 What is a “Superlearner” and How Do We Become One? 
    6:25 Where Should Students Begin On Their Path To Becoming A Superlearner? 
    12:53 Systems Learning vs Methods Learning in Medicine and Memory & How Far Down the Rabbit Hole Must We Go? 
    21:00 Where Can Students Begin Their Path to Becoming a Medical Superlearner? 
    26:55 Using Spaced-Repetition and Rehearsal Practice as a Medical Superlearner.
    32:38 Are These Obstacles Getting in the Way of Your Studying? 
     
    For more tips and tools from Jonathan, you can visit the SuperHuman Academy website, watch his educational videos on YouTube, or check out his new book The Only Skill That Matters. You can also reach out to him on Instagram and join his Facebook page.
     
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    • 39 min
    41 Using Visualizations and Mental Imagery for Increased Memory with Kam Knight

    41 Using Visualizations and Mental Imagery for Increased Memory with Kam Knight

    Kam Knight is joining us today to discuss some of his personalized theories on accelerated learning techniques. He is the author of several bestselling books on learning, memory, and productivity and is about to release an online course of which details can be found on his website MindLily.com.
     
    Intro
    3:25 Repetition and Its Influence on Long-term Memory: “Neurons that fire together, wire together”
    8:10 Using Visualization and Mental Images to Strengthen Memory
    13:12 Visualization Script Examples for Medical Students: Mitosis & Digestion
    24:50 Mind Mapping is a Color-coordinated Hierarchy Method of Note-taking & Location-based Notes for Increased Memory
    34:28 Be ACTIVE and ENGAGE in Your Education!
     
    You can find Kam’s books on Amazon and Online Courses for more information. Also, check out his blog and download his FREE eBook Triple Your Reading, Memory, and Concentration in 30 Minutes at MindLily.com/free!

    • 38 min
    40 Mind Map Mastery for Medical Students with Barry Mapp

    40 Mind Map Mastery for Medical Students with Barry Mapp

    Barry Mapp is a learning instructor that trained under the memory champion and mind map creator, Tony Buzan. He has successfully trained thousands of learners in mind map technique and creation. Today, he is going to help explain how we can use these organization and memory tools in medical school.
     
    Intro
    5:05 “Left Brain” vs “Right Brain” Myths and Truths: Getting the BIG Picture First
    11:55 How to Create a Mind Map for Medical Students
    18:50 Strategic Thinking in Mind Map Design Planning & Making Associations
    24:25 Avoiding the Reductionist Approach to Mind Map Creation & Adding Methods to Mind Maps for Medical Students
    33:30 Just Three Wishes
     
    Resources
    The Master and His Emissary
    The Doctor’s Mind Map
     
    You can catch more of Barry Mapp’s materials with his 7 Habits of a Mind Map tutorial and taking his course, The Secrets of Effective Mind Mapping.
     
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    • 38 min
    39 Education Gamification and Game Design with Keegan Long-Wheeler

    39 Education Gamification and Game Design with Keegan Long-Wheeler

    *Note: This is one of the episodes that ended up posting out of order. Ignore the Nov 5-17th deadline for the raffle as the deadline has been extended a few weeks.
     
    Keegan Long-Wheeler is an Educational Technologist Office of Digital Learning at the University of Oklahoma. He has been a creative developer in gamified educational materials and game design for many years. In this episode, we are going to discuss how gamification plays a role in education and where the future of game design may be going for medical and other academic environments.
     
    Introduction
    4:43 How Students Learn with an Online Educational Environment & Game Design
    8:20 Open-source Game-based Learning: Games Offer Bold Learning Insights Nowadays (GOBLIN) and eXperience Play
    15:05 Autonomy Over One’s Education with Game-based Design
    17:20 Team-based Activities & Educational Collaboration Through Gamifying Medical School
    21:00 Using Tokens and Rewards to Encourage Student Participation
     
    You can contact Keegan via Twitter for more details. Also, please visit his website and explore his other recommended resources below!
     
    Resources
    What Video Games Have to Teach Us About Learning and Literacy
    Keegan's Website
    Goblin Home Page
    Goblin Download Pack
    eXperience Play Home Page
    Twine
    Habatica
     
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    • 29 min

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