What’s a mem?

Mems are little ways of remembering things. You’ll already know and use lots of them, without perhaps being aware of the fact: I’m talking about little phrases like “30 days…

Sean Emmer

Sean “The Memmer” Emmer was surely destined to work with Memrise; and he has made diverse contributions to our evolution. He played a vital role in the early development of…

The Mem Team

Down in the engine-room, we have a formidable team who have been producing a wealth of entertaining content for our SAT word learning game. It is high time they were…

Memory in Perception

One of the many reasons that we at Memrise are so convinced it’s still worth learning things in a world where information is never more than a few clicks away,…

Kevin “Picasso” Rooney

Users have been wondering why our learning-game looks so good. The answer is, quite simply, Kevin “Picasso” Rooney. The story of Kevin’s nickname deserves repeating. It has changed frequently over…