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Name  Anthony Metivier
Alma mater  York University
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Born  February 27, 1977 (age 38) (1977-02-27) Maple Ridge, Canada
Institutions  European Graduate School, Saarland University
Notable ideas  The Magnetic Memory Method
Influenced by  Bruno Giordano, Harry Lorayne, Tony Buzan
Institution  European Graduate School, Saarland University

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Anthony Metivier is a Canadian author and Memory trainer. His approach to mnemonics, known as the Magnetic Memory Method, has introduced several new innovations to the art of memory. Influenced by memory skills innovators like Harry Lorayne and Tony Buzan, Metivier is a promoter of mental literacy.


How to learn and memorize the vocabulary of any language by anthony metivier

Personal life

Born in Maple Ridge, British Columbia, Metivier grew up in Kamloops. He completed first a BA and MA in English Literature before completing an MA in Media and Communications at the European Graduate School. Later, he completed a PhD and became the first person to hold a Doctorate in Humanities from York University.

From 2009-2011, Metivier taught Film Studies in the Art History Department of the University of Saarland partly under the auspices of a Mercator research grant for the project, Elective Affinities: Studien zu filmischen Adaptionen von Romanen und Erzhlungen mit Kunstbezug.


Anthony Metivier authored many books on using the memory palace technique to memorize foreign language vocabulary. He is also a novelist, author of commentaries on other mnemonists and Friedrich Nietzsche.

Mnemonic Methods

Influenced by Niklas Luhmann and his Zettelkasten technique, Metivier has also educated the public about how to memorize a textbook using index cards as part of a Memory Palace strategy. Metivier has stated that he is working on dedicated methods for memorizing music and chess as he completes the ?Magnetic Memory Matrix? project, which involves creating educational books about memorizing the vocabulary of 25 languages.


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