Verbal Mnemonics

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Verbal Mnemonics

These memory techniques improve memory by organising information in the LTM by creating links and association using words

  • An Acronym is where a word is formed from the initial letters of other words, for example, ROYGBIV is used to remember the colours of the rainbow.
  • An Acrostic is a poem or a sentence where the first letter in each word forms the item to be remembered. For example, Old Age Pensioners Love Guiness is used to remember Freuds Psyhcosexual stages (oral…


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