Strategies for memory improvement

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  • Strategies for memory improvement
    • Acronyms
      • e.g. ASCMI - adaptive, social releasers, critical period, monotropy, internal working model
    • Acrostics
      • e.g. Richard Of York Gave Battle In Vain - colours of the rainbow
    • Method of loci
      • ancient greek technique of remembering
      • use a mental image of a well-known place e.g. your house
      • take a mental walk through the rooms in a set order putting the names of the items into each room one by one
      • to recall the names later you repeat the mental walk
    • Peg word method
      • visually link images to the numbers 1 to 10
        • learned 'pegs' act as retrieval cues

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