Our Publications on Mnemonic Techniques

Kluger, F. E., Oladimeji, D. M., Tan, Y., Brown, N. R., & Caplan, J. B. (2022). Mnemonic scaffolds vary in effectiveness for serial recall. Memory (Hove, England), 1–26. Advance online publication. [Experimental Data on OSF]

Caplan, J. B., Legge, E. L. G., Cheng, B., and Madan, C. R. (2019). Effectiveness of the method of loci is only minimally related to factors that should influence imagined navigation. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 72(10), 2541–2553. [Experimental Data on OSF]

Legge, E. L. G., Madan, C. R., Ng, E. T., & Caplan, J. B. (2012). Building a memory palace in minutes: Equivalent memory performance using virtual versus conventional environments with the Method of Loci. Acta Psychologica, 141(3), 380-390.


Studies made Easy-to-Understand

Here, we report on our research projects for a broad audience. There is a comprehensible summary and links to the scientific publications and/or posters for each study.


Coming soon

Alternativen zur Loci-Methode bei älteren Menschen (Inhalt folgt in Kürze)

Alternatives to the Method of Loci for older adults


Autobiographical versus fictional stories as mnemonic scaffolds


The role of navigation skills in the Method of Loci

Ongoing studies

The role of navigation skills in the Method of Loci
(Content will follow soon)

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