MNEMONIC TECHNIQUES AND SPECIFIC MEMORY Tricks to improve memory, memorization memorization memorize method memorizing creative memory technique virtual memory memory loss human memory book game management improvement photographic long term memory me. Mnemonic techniques are more specific memory aids.
Many are based on the general memory strategies that were presented earlier. Although it can be easiest to remember those things that you understand well, sometimes you must rely on rote memory. The following techniques can be used to facilitate such memorization. 1. ACRONYMS. Let us suppose that you have to memorize the names of four kinds of fossils for your geology class: 1) actual remains, 2) Petrified, 3) Imprint, and 4) Molds or casts. Although acronyms can be very useful memory aids, they do have some disadvantages. 2. My Dear Aunt Sally (mathematical order of operations: Multiply and Divide before you Add and Subtract) Kings Phil Came Over for the Genes Special (Kingdom, Phylum, Class, Order, Genus, Species) How I Was Able to Ace Exams Without Studying. Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Scott Young of ScottYoung.com.
In high school, I rarely studied. Despite that, I graduated second in my class. In university, I generally studied less than an hour or two before major exams. However, over four years, my GPA always sat between an A and an A+. Recently I had to write a law exam worth 100% of my final grade. Ways to Improve Human Intelligence. This briefing is intended to pull into one convenient, single frame of reference a body of key information which currently is scattered across a great many different contexts.
Until recently, even the possibility of any such information existing was, for essentially political reasons and funding reasons, denied by most of our institutions, together with most of our educators and psychologists, so that such findings as were made in various contexts and circumstances never got discussed across a broader context. How to Remember Like a Pro. Most people don't want to be memory athletes, but they would like to remember things more easily and reliably.
These techniques can accomplish that. Besides, they're fun. Ancient Greek orators were noted for their ability to give hours-long speeches from memory. How did they pull off such astonishing feats? Since images are much easier to remember than words, they invented a visual imaging technique through which thoughts were mentally captured as images in the mind’s eye, and they recalled what was to be said by recalling the images.
One common imaging technique is known as a "method of location" (MoL). Here is a simple example: Consider the living room of your apartment or house. Scientific Speed Reading: How to Read 300% Faster in 20 Minutes. (Photo: Dustin Diaz) How much more could you get done if you completed all of your required reading in 1/3 or 1/5 the time?
Increasing reading speed is a process of controlling fine motor movement—period. This post is a condensed overview of principles I taught to undergraduates at Princeton University in 1998 at a seminar called the “PX Project”. The below was written several years ago, so it’s worded like Ivy-Leaguer pompous-ass prose, but the results are substantial. In fact, while on an airplane in China two weeks ago, I helped Glenn McElhose increase his reading speed 34% in less than 5 minutes. I have never seen the method fail. The Art of Complex Problem Solving.
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Have you ever read an informative book, only to later remember just a few main points — if anything at all? The problem might be that you’re using one of the least efficient ways of learning available. The Cone of Learning I remember back about 7 years ago when I was taking music lessons at school, there was a poster on the wall that really grabbed my attention. Hacking Knowledge: 77 Ways to Learn Faster, Deeper, and Better. If someone granted you one wish, what do you imagine you would want out of life that you haven’t gotten yet?
For many people, it would be self-improvement and knowledge. New knowledge is the backbone of society’s progress. Great thinkers such as Leonardo da Vinci, Thomas Edison, Benjamin Franklin, Albert Einstein, and others’ quests for knowledge have led society to many of the marvels we enjoy today. The lesson you never got taught in school: How to learn! By Neurobonkers A paper published in Psychological Science in the Public Interest has evaluated ten techniques for improving learning, ranging from mnemonics to highlighting and came to some surprising conclusions.
The report is quite a heavy document so I’ve summarised the techniques below based on the conclusions of the report regarding effectiveness of each technique. Einstein’s Secret to Amazing Problem Solving (and 10 Specific Ways You Can Use It) Einstein is quoted as having said that if he had one hour to save the world he would spend fifty-five minutes defining the problem and only five minutes finding the solution. This quote does illustrate an important point: before jumping right into solving a problem, we should step back and invest time and effort to improve our understanding of it. Here are 10 strategies you can use to see problems from many different perspectives and master what is the most important step in problem solving: clearly defining the problem in the first place! The Problem Is To Know What the Problem Is The definition of the problem will be the focal point of all your problem-solving efforts.
As such, it makes sense to devote as much attention and dedication to problem definition as possible. Problem Definition Tools and Strategies. How to Develop a Photographic Memory. 120 Ways to Boost Your Brain Power. Here are 120 things you can do starting today to help you think faster, improve memory, comprehend information better and unleash your brain’s full potential.
Solve puzzles and brainteasers.Cultivate ambidexterity. Use your non-dominant hand to brush your teeth, comb your hair or use the mouse. Write with both hands simultaneously. Switch hands for knife and fork.Embrace ambiguity. Learn to enjoy things like paradoxes and optical illusions.Learn mind mapping.Block one or more senses. Readers’ Contributions. Mnemonics and memory improvement / Build Your Memory.
How to Build a Memory Palace (with Sample) Edit Article Two Methods:Sample Memory PalaceCreating Your Own Memory Palace One of the most useful and widely used mnemonics (or memory aids) is the memory palace, a place or series of places in your mind where you can store information that you need to remember. With time and practice, anyone can build a memory palace, and they are useful for far more than just memory competitions and trivia. Ad Steps. What Is CogniFit? - Mind Training Program. How to Become a Human Calendar.
Mentally finding out the day of the week for any date is a skill you can easily learn. You don’t need to be an autistic genius – all it takes is basic memorization effort and some trivial math. When I first learned this technique many years ago, I did it just for fun. How to Memorize - Learn to memorize and increase memory. If you are visiting from StumbleUpon and like this article and tool, please consider giving it a thumbs up. Thanks! The Memory Exhibition: Memory Games & More. Creating False Memories. Elizabeth F. How to never forget anything ever again. 20 rules of formulating knowledge in learning. Memorizing a programming language using spaced repetition software. 9 Tactics for Rapid Learning (That Most People Have Never Heard Of)
Whenever the subject of why some people learn faster comes up, I get a whole host of common answers: Incremental reading. Introduction. Eyercize. Simply start by clicking on the Play button on the left. Free online speed reading software. Scientific Speed Reading: How to Read 300% Faster in 20 Minutes. 5 Steps to Learning How to Speed Read in 20 minutes. Imagine how much time you would save if you could double, even triple, your reading speed. The average American reads between 200-300 words per minute (wpm), and has been reading at that same rate since their mid-teenage years.
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