Psychology AS - Memory - Strategies

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Strategies for Memory Improvement

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  • Organisation 
  • Method of Loci - associating words with locations in a well known place to help you remember
  • Peg Word Technique - Linking words onto words already stored in your memory (e.g. 1,2,3,4,5) 
  • First letter Muenonics -Using the first letter of each word to create a new sentence. For example learning the plannets: Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune. You could turn this into: My Volkswagen Eats Mouldy Jam Sandwiches Until Noon
  • Mnemonic verses - Little poems that help you remember, encoding acoustically.
  • Narrative storites - Linking together items that need remembering to create a story.
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