Well we need mind talk because although most neuroscientists reject the idea of a mind different from brain most civilians embrace the distinction.
Brain attic vs mind palace.
This competing view of things gets expressed in the real world in stark and startling ways.
Neuroimaging research has shown that people show increased activity in the occipito parietal area of the brain when learning memories using a memory palace says shaw.
A mind palace certainly sounds grander befitting.
Monday february 10 2014 the brain attic versus the mind palace.
The attic s structure is how our mind works.
A man should keep his little brain attic stocked with all the furniture that he is likely to use and the rest he can put away in the lumber room of his library where he can get it if he wants it.
The method of loci loci being latin for places is a strategy of memory enhancement which uses visualizations of familiar spatial environments in order to enhance the recall of information.
The mind palace makes the idea more specific by organizing the information in a certain way.
The brain attic versus the mind palace.
The method of loci is also known as the memory journey memory palace or mind palace technique this method is a mnemonic device adopted in ancient roman and greek rhetorical treatises in the anonymous.
How it takes in information.
I consider that a man s brain originally is like a little empty attic and you have to stock it with such furniture as you choose.
A fool takes in all the lumber of every sort that he comes across so that the knowledge which might be useful to him gets crowded out or at best is jumbled up with a lot of other things so that he has a difficulty in laying his hands upon it.
Of course for the updated bbc series the attic mentioned in the original literature was updated to a larger grander space befitting the name of mind palace it includes all the places holmes.
The brain attic is much more broad konnikova says.