Introducing... Memrise Labs!

by on 29 January 2015

Scientific research into memory is at the foundation of what we create at Memrise. We study research papers ourselves and also, through our partnerships with UCL and other Universities, we help scientists to carry out further research. This is extremely important for our product design and creation.

But there remains...

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7 Lessons I learnt by interviewing over 40 successful language learners in less than a year.

by on 29 January 2015

During the last 46 weeks I have had the pleasure of formally interviewing more than 40 successful language learners for my podcast: Actual Fluency During all these interviews I’ve learnt many lessons about how to learn languages and I thought I’d share a few of them with you...

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Ed's quest to conquer 2,000 Polish words - an update.

by on 27 January 2015

As many of you may know, our CEO, Ed Cooke, embarked on a quest to learn 2,000 Polish words in two weeks, in an attempt to win the January Memathon (previously, on the Memrise blog). One week has passed since he first took on this challenge, so we sat...

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Listen to birds and win a Memrise T-shirt!

by on 23 January 2015

This weekend here in the UK the RSPB is holding a weekend ‘garden watch’ to encourage people to go out into their gardens and watch the birds for an hour. The idea is to gather data about bird populations from across the UK so they can get a better idea...

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5 Top tips to win the Memathon

by on 19 January 2015

As many of you will be only too aware, this January has been seeing a great battle taking place across the Memrise platform, as thousands of Memrisers compete for the $1000 Memathon prize, which will be awarded to the person who memorises the most new words in January.

The competition...

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