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14_Mnemonics-1 - Mnemonics Mnemonics imagery (chunking...

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Mnemonics
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Mnemonics Make use of semantic elaboration and visual  imagery Associate study material with special  structural descriptions (chunking) Each mnemonic is useful for a specific kind of  study material. Binary numbers Miller (1956).  For example:  011011101101101010110001111011. Recode each set of 3 digits as an octal (base 8) digit. Remember the string as a set of octal numbers. Number of 0’s and 1’s remembered with “chunking” technique  increased dramatically.
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Common Mnemonics and  Study Strategies Method of Loci Used in Ancient Greece. Imagine the to-be-remembered objects in a  series of places in a very familiar location. Peg word Rhyme Natural Language Mediation
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Common Mnemonics and  Study Strategies Method of Loci Peg word Rhyme Memorize a peg word rhyme, for example: One is a bun, two is a shoe, three is a tree, etc.
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