Memory improvement

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Memory improvement

  1. 1.  Mind maps? Cues cards? Making notes? Drawing pictures? Rhymes? Making posters?
  2. 2. Memory Improvement strategies improve recall for one of 3 reasons...1. Elaborative rehearsal2. Organisation3. Dual-Coding
  3. 3. Elaborative Organisation Dual-Coding RehearsalRequires the By organising Processing the data into an information in individual to order it 2 different think about creates links ways the the information is between pieces information of information „dual-encoded‟ in more Increasing detail likelihood of remembering
  4. 4. Verbal mnemonics - focus on wordsVisual mnemonics - focus on imagery
  5. 5. Acronym- word/sentence is formed using the initial letters of other wordse.g.Roy. G. Biv stands for….?Red Orange Yellow Green Blue Indigo Violet Works because of… Elaborative rehearsal Organisation
  6. 6. Acrostic- Poem/sentence where the first letter from each word forms the words/item to be rememberede.g.My Very Easy Method Just Shows UsNine Planets stands for…?Mercury Venus Earth Mars JupiterSaturn Uranus Neptune Pluto Works because of… Elaborative rehearsal Organisation
  7. 7. Rhymes- Group of words with an identity and rhythmDid you learn the alphabet using a rhyme?Sing it…..…“Twinkle twinkle little star”Number of days in a month?Sing it….. Works because of… Elaborative rehearsal Organisation
  8. 8. Chunking- Remember the following lettersTVCIALTMNASAMSMWMM- Would this be easier?TV CIA LTM NASA MSM WMM- How do you remember mobile numbers? Works because of… Elaborative rehearsal Organisation (it‟s also thought to increase the capacity of STM)
  9. 9. Method of Loci“Loci” = placesAssociate places with parts of information in the order they are to be recalled Works because of… Elaborative rehearsal Organisation Dual coding
  10. 10. Keyword Methode.g. Learning a foreign languageHorse = Caballo „cab-eye-yo‟Visualise an eye riding a horse?- The visual image should triggerrecall of the word Works because of… Elaborative rehearsal Organisation Dual coding
  11. 11. Creating a spider diagram using „branches‟ Main topic in centre withWorks because of… relevantElaborative rehearsal components/ideas Organisation branching from the Dual coding centre

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