Memrise Prize competition

Psychologists from the Division of Psychology and Language Sciences at University College London (UCL) have launched a unique international competition, with a $10,000 prize, to find the best way of tackling a memory problem faced by millions of people every day, namely how best to learn foreign language vocabulary.

The competition is an applied science challenge to create the most powerful methodology for memorising new information, using any and all effects discovered in the history of psychological research or even some undiscovered ones. 
The Memrise Prize competition was developed by Prof. David R. Shanks and Dr. Rosalind Potts from UCL in collaboration with the team of scientists and researchers at A panel of leading researchers in the field of memory and neuroscience will be involved with the evaluation of submissions and in ensuring a fair and open process.

The deadline for entries is 28th February 2015.

Further details are available at