Join Paul Nowak for an in-depth discussion in this video Using songs, rhymes, and alliteration, part of Improving Your Memory.
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- Have you ever had a song get stuck in your head?…How about this one,…(singing) A, B, C, D, E, F, G,…(singing) H, I, J, K, L, M, N, O, P.…You know that song,…it helped you remember the alphabet.…You learned the alphabet as a song,…because it's easier that way.…In fact, research shows that text associated…with music, is more easily remembered…when it's learned as a song…than when it's learned as a speech.…For example, a study published…in the Journal of Memory and Cognition…showed that people can learn a new language…more effectively, when they sang the words…rather than speaking the words.…
Keep in mind that some of the world's…greatest works of literature,…such as the Odyssey or the Iliad,…were originally read aloud as songs.…So why is it that songs are so easy to remember?…Much of it has to do with repetition,…if the song was popular at the time,…we heard it over and over again.…But aside from that, songs have all sorts…of repetition embedded within them.…The beat, or melody repeats,…the chorus or hook repeats.…
- 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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