In this case, "stacking" is actually an old idea. Back when paper
, and books
, monks would memorize
literally whole volumes
of information by building a memory palace
. Said palace
was a whole interconnected series of mental rooms
that had objects
, with each item being associated
with a particular piece if information.
can easily be memorized this way.
For more information on this subject, try Thomas Harris' Hannibal, or