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- another term for mnemonics
- ‘This materialization of mnemotechnics has left the role of the imagination uncertain.’
- ‘The question is whether mnemotechnics preserve and enable memories, or - to the contrary - if they produce memories prosthetically.’
- ‘A lot of music is about unlearning the mnemotechnics that have been inscribed by the social world, before you had a chance to revolt against them.’
- ‘He has written on such topics as the mnemotechnics of interfaces, the cultural implications of nanotechnology, the aesthetics of speed, and crash test dummies.’
- ‘For his last work published in 1591, Bruno once again focused on magic and astrological mnemotechnics.’
Mid 19th century: from Greek mnēmē memory + -technics (see technic).
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