When holmes was originally speaking of the brain attic he was basically talking about the brain as a space for knowledge and not an actual mental construct for memorization.
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To learn lots you must also discard lots this so that it does not fill up and start pushing out things you would have preferred keeping.
We know things about every subject that has ever held our attention to any degree.
The attic theory of the brain as for example popularized in contemporary culture by sherlock holmes in the tv series elementary is basically.
The human brain is like an attic.
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The sixth season of elementary cbs s modern day take on the legendary duo of holmes and watson recently debuted with the revelation that sherlock holmes s mental health has taken a hit.
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It can expand albeit not indefinitely or it can contract depending on how we use it in other words our memory.
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He is suffering from post concussion syndrome a condition that will interfere with his ability to do his job and even to be himself.
The brain has a certain space.
I suspect that that the method of loci the older name for the mind palace technique was actually used by hannibal lechter before a holmes first did.
Sherlock sherlock holmes brain attic attic theory elementary 26 notes 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.
The brain attic holmes s own metaphor for how we store information and organize knowledge provides the premise to begin to think like sherlock by optimizing your mental resources.
Unlike a physical attic the structure of the brain attic isn t altogether fixed.
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This scientific method of mind makes use of the brain as an attic in the sense that the space in the brain is a finite resource.