Lesson 14 improving memory 2013

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Lesson 14 improving memory 2013

  1. 1. Lesson 14: Improving MemorySunday, 19 May 13
  2. 2. Lesson 13: Forgetting Curve: The Work of EbbinghausExam QuestionTextTaken from VCAA 2011 Mid YearExamSunday, 19 May 13
  3. 3. Model Response:TextSunday, 19 May 13
  4. 4. Lesson 14: Improving MemoryObjectivesExplain how mnemonic devices including acronyms, acrostics,narrative chaining help improve memory and retrivalSunday, 19 May 13
  5. 5. Watch Crystal’s Podcast on acronymsSunday, 19 May 13
  6. 6. Narrative ChainingLinking otherwise unrelated items to one another (‘chaining’) to form ameaningful sequence or story (‘narrative’).Make up a story to help remember the following words: Dog,ball, house, petrol, supermarket, party, chairs, box.Sunday, 19 May 13
  7. 7. The playful dog retrieved a ball that was thrown towards a house. The ownerof the property worked at a petrol station on weekdays and a supermarket onweekends. His wife was planning a party for their five-year-old son. Thegames planned were musical chairs, and Jack in the box.Sunday, 19 May 13
  8. 8. Sunday, 19 May 13
  9. 9. Acrostics function by taking the first letters of each word in a sentence, or thefirst letter of each line in a poem, and using them to create a new word orsentence.AcrosticsSunday, 19 May 13
  10. 10. The classic mnemonic device for remembering planets is another well-known example. Take the firstletters of each planet in order and make a sentence with them as the first letters of each word.Although slightly modified of late it still works.MyVeryExcellentMotherJustServedUsNachosMercuryVenusEarthMarsJupiterSaturnUranusNeptuneSunday, 19 May 13

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