Associate strongly an experience with a memory, that experience will always recall that memory. If we associate one strongly memorable thing with a boring but important idea or fact that we need to remember, the memorable thing can lead us to the important idea.
• Tony Buzan has created a memorising technique named as SMASHIN’ SCOPE (the Twelve Memory Techniques).• There are 12 qualities in SMASHIN SCOPE list: SMASHIN SCOPE TECHNIQUE
• Because we need to feel, touch, taste, smell, hear or see objects and people in a full, sensual way to remember them properly.• Textures, shapes, scents, sound and shades affect us strongly.
VERB• "Imagine a nice day on the beach. The smell of sun lotion, the friends you were with, the beer you were drinking; any of these could trigger memories of the whole thing."
• Because moving things attract our attention more than still things.
Lets apply it on grammar : ADVERB: The police car chased after the thieve very fast.VERB : My little brother wobbles slowly towardthe chair
• The brains thrive on associations.• If we associate one strongly memorable thing with a boring but important idea or fact that we need to remember, the memorable thing can lead us to the important idea.
ASSOCIATE IMPORTANT IDEA OF THE MEMORABLEEXPERIENCE MEMORY EXPERIENCE
Take the numbers from 1 to 10Pick a word that rhymes with the number Create a vivid image of that word, which then becomes representative of that number
NOUNS :1. One rhymes with wand - imagine an enormous magicians wand.2. Two rhymes with shoe - imagine a big multicoloured shoe that is as large as a house.3. Three rhymes with tree - imagine a large tree with bright green leaves.4. Four rhymes with door - visualise a big door, it might be your own front door.5. Five rhymes with dive - can you see a big blue and white diving board?
6. Six rhymes with bricks - imagine a pile of red bricks.7. Seven rhymes with heaven - visualise a set of pearly gates surrounded by white fluffy clouds.8. Eight rhymes with gate - imagine a bright yellow wooden gate at the bottom of a garden path.9. Nine rhymes with wine - can you see a large bottle of red wine?10. Ten rhymes with hen - visualise a large brown clucking hen
HOW TO USE THE NUMBER RHYME PEG SYSTEM• 1. Tomato• 2. Birdcage• 3. Chair• 4. Pencil• 5. Donkey• 6. Soap• 7. Telephone• 8. Path• 9. Bed• 10. Doughnut
• A magicians wand (one) with a tomato.• A big multicoloured shoe (two)with a birdcage.• A large tree (three) with bright green leaves, with a chair.• A big door (four) with a pencil.• A big blue and white diving board (five) with a donkey.• A pile of red bricks (six) with a bar of soap.• Heaven (seven) (pearly gates and white fluffy clouds) with a telephone.• A bright yellow wooden gate (eight) at the bottom of a garden path.• A large bottle of red wine (nine) with a bed.• A large brown clucking hen (ten) with a doughnut.
• When we want to remember a story, a sexual or romantic story helps it along.• Diane Murphy describes just how oestradiol hormone helps make memories stick.
• Schmit (1994) said that there is a difference between the attention given to humourous material and non-humorous materials.
HUMOUR Humorous sentences were remembered better than non- humorous sentence (Schmidt, 1994) KNOWING NOUN*use humourous picture to describe a word
• Because if we imagine a scene, if we put real effort into making a fantasy come alive for us, it has a special quality. We own it, we have built it , and we tend to want to keep it.• Priscilla Long (my brain on my mind) - Imagination heighten the chance of the brain to retrain information
• Because, although numbers are a turn-off for many people, counting is a useful way of checking that you have recalled all the items in a particular batch.• Numbers are also strong graphical signs, which can be associated in imagery with other things.• Help you remember things in the right order.
NUMBERS•Numbering adds specifity and efficiency to the principle of order and sequence.• by adding the numbers will make it more organize.•Help to make it easier to address the different topics on this way.•strong graphical signs, which can be associated in imagery with other things.•For the example is; ‘’King Henry Died Mightily Drinking Chocolate Milk’’K: kilometer(1000m) D: decimeter(0.1m)H: hectometer(100m) C: centimeter(0.01m)D: decameter(10m) M: millimeter(0.001m)M: meter (1m)
• Because they can be shorthand for longer ideas, and tend to be graphical• and memorable.
SIGN/ SYMBOLISM•Substituting a more meaningful image for an ordinary or boring image makesa stronger memory.• helps to memorizing effectively by using associated image to aid recall.•Helps to improve in recalling• for the example: Bratwurst ( a type of meat) Bratislava(the capital of the Slovak Republic)
• Because they illuminate, expand, harmonise, contract, liven up and brighten up any memory.
COLOURS•Helps you to remember the main points with colorful colours.•Helps to increase the memory•Helps to illuminate, expand, harmonise, contract, liven up and brightenup any memory.•For the example: (grammar in pronouns-prossessive) Is this your car? - No, that one over there is mine.
• Because it gives a structure to our memories. Order, or sequences, can be a story or a family tree or a numerical or alphabetical order.
ORDERTopic: Adverb 1 Always 2 Nearly/almost 10 always Never 3 9 usually Every seldom ADVERB OF FREQUENCY 4 8 Very Almost never often/frequently 5 6 7 Often sometimes occasionally
• Because pleasant memories stick better than ugly ones.
• Because a molehill is more memorable if you think of it as a mountain.