Join Paul Nowak for an in-depth discussion in this video Using mnemonic devices, part of Improving Your Memory.
- A mnemonic device is a memory technique…that helps you remember information.…You may have used one before to remember topics…that relate to music, math or geography,…or a variety of other subjects.…For example, one type of mnemonic device related to music…helps you remember the lines of the treble clef,…Every Good Boy Does Fine.…Another type of mnemonic device helps you remember…the order of operations in mathematics,…Please Excuse My Dear Aunt Sally.…Here's a geographic mnemonic to help you remember…the Great Lakes, HOMES.…Each letter stands for one of the lakes.…
Lake Huron, Ontario, Michigan, Erie and Superior.…Mnemonic devices come in a variety of formats.…They can be acronyms, rhymes, memorable phrases,…songs, and can even take visual forms.…For example, to remember the number of days in each month,…you can use the knuckle mnemonic.…Going from left to right on your knuckles,…you can figure out which months have 30 versus 31 days.…Each knuckle represents 31 days,…and each valley, before we get to the next knuckle,…
- Memory principles that work
- Taking notes
- Using songs and rhyming techniques to remember details
- Building a "memory palace"
- Remembering names and passwords
- Memorizing long texts and speeches
Skill Level Beginner
1. Memory Principles
2. Memory Techniques
3. Using the Numeric Peg System
4. Situational Methods
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