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# memory_workshop_materials - EXERCISE 1 GROUPING 1 Read the...

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EXERCISE 1: GROUPING 1. Read the following list of sports one time. When you are done, cover the lists on top and write below as many of the sports you can remember. . Skiing Basketball Cross-country Long Jump Bobsledding 100-Meter Dash Hockey Baseball Ice Skating Discus Golf High Jump Volleyball Javelin Soccer Lacrosse Relays Cricket Decathlon Hurdles Tennis +++++++++++++++++++++++++Cover the above list +++++++++++++++++++++++ 2. Write down the sports from the list you remember. ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ Go to next page.

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3 . Now list the sports into groups: A. __________________________ 1. __________ 2. __________ 3. _________ 4. ____________ 5. ___________ B. __________________________ 1. __________ 2. __________ 3. _________ 4. ____________ 5. ___________ C. __________________________ 1. __________ 2. __________ 3. _________ 4. ____________ 5. ___________ D. __________________________ 1. __________ 2. __________ 3. _________ 4. ____________ 5. ___________ +++++++++++++++++++++++++Cover the above list +++++++++++++++++++++++ 4. Again, cover the above lists and write down as many sports as you can remember. ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ Compare how many you remembered in list 2 with list 4. from http://brain.web-us.com/memory/improving_memory.htm
EXERCISE 2 : Roman Room or Loci Method for Remembering Long Lists Use this graph to locate objects in a favorite room. You might draw a table, chair, TV, lamp, etc. Then suppose that you have to remember a list of World War II novelists - John Hersey, Pierre Boule, James Jones, Edward Beach, Herman Wouk, Joseph Heller, Nicholas Monsarrat. To establish the purpose, imagine that you walk into the room and see a recruiting poster from the period on the wall: Uncle Sam pointing a finger and saying, “I Want YOU!”

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