Mnemonic Strategies How do you remember places, events, and people?

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Mnemonic Strategies How do you remember places, events, and people? Slide 2 Mnemonic Strategies Long-term Memory The storehouse of everything you know about the world and yourself. It is unlimited. Anything you have stored in long- term memory is available for later recall. Slide 3 Mnemonic Strategies Short-term Memory This is transient working memory. Those things you are paying attention to right now must first pass through this narrow channel. There are two major limitations. Slide 4 Mnemonic Strategies First, only a small amount of information can be held there. Second, the information can be held for only a short amount of time. It fades if we shift our attention to something else. It cant hold anything more than 30 seconds and can store only 5 to 9 items. Slide 5 Mnemonic Strategies Mnemonic Device This is a strategy for organizing information with the only purpose of making it more memorable. Slide 6 Mnemonic Strategies Chunking: Listen to the following series of numbers. Pencils down! Slide 7 Mnemonic Strategies Chunking 1, 7, 7, 6, 1, 8, 6, 1, 1, 9, 1, 4, 1, 9, 4, 1, 1, 9, 8, 1, 1, 9, 9, 5 177, 618, 611, 914, 194, 119, 811, 995 or 1776, 1861, 1914, 1941, 1981, 1995 Slide 8 Mnemonic Strategies Chunking Vincent is preparing a slide with a series of letters. Get ready to chunk. No pencils! Slide 9 Mnemonic Strategies Chunking R O F G N I O K L O S N R E T P T A P E L H S U N S A R E L Slide 10 Mnemonic Strategies Chunking Anybody want to try? Slide 11 Mnemonic Strategies Chunking R O F G N I O K L O S N R E T P T A P E L H S U N S A R E L Slide 12 Mnemonic Strategies Chunking R O F G N I O K L O S N R E T P T A P E L H S U N S A R E L Slide 13 Mnemonic Strategies Chunking LOOKI NG FOR PATTERNS HELPS US LEARN Slide 14 Mnemonic Strategies Chunking Key Word Slide 15 Mnemonic Strategies Chunking Key Word ROY G BIV Slide 16 Mnemonic Strategies Chunking Key Word ROY G BIV My Very Efficient Mother Just Sent Us Nine Pizzas Slide 17 Mnemonic Strategies Chunking Key Word ROY G BIV My Very Efficient Mother Just Sent Us Nine Pizzas Norman Eats Shredded Wheat Slide 18 Mnemonic Strategies Chunking Key Word Kings Play Cards On Fuzzy Green Stools Slide 19 Mnemonic Strategies Chunking Key Word Kings Play Cards On Fuzzy Green Stools Please Excuse My Dear Aunt Sally Slide 20 Mnemonic Strategies Chunking Key Word Kings Play Cards On Fuzzy Green Stools Please Excuse My Dear Aunt Sally Know The Canyons History; Study Rocks Made By Time Slide 21 Mnemonic Strategies Chunking Key Word King Henry Died Monday Drinking Chocolate Milk (Metric System: Kilometer, Hectometer, Dekameter, Meter, Decimeter, Centimeter, Millimeter) Slide 22 Mnemonic Strategies Chunking Key Word King Henry Died Monday Drinking Chocolate Milk (Metric System: Kilometer, Hectometer, Dekameter, Meter, Decimeter, Centimeter, Millimeter) Sally Miller Hates Eating Okra (Great Lakes left to right) Slide 23 Mnemonic Strategies Chunking Key Word Method of Loci Slide 24 Mnemonic Strategies Chunking Key Word Method of Loci Cicero Slide 25 Mnemonic Strategies Chunking Key Word Method of Loci Cicero A Stroll through his village Slide 26 Mnemonic Strategies Chunking Key Word Method of Loci Cicero A Stroll through his village Slide 27 Mnemonic Strategies Chunking Key Word Method of Loci Cicero A Stroll through his village Slide 28 Mnemonic Strategies Chunking Key Word Method of Loci Cicero A Stroll through his village Slide 29 Mnemonic Strategies Chunking Key Word Method of Loci Cicero A Stroll through his village Slide 30 Mnemonic Strategies Chunking Key Word Method of Loci Cicero A Stroll through his village Down Snoqualmies Main Slide 31 Mnemonic Strategies Chunking Key Word Method of Loci Cicero A Stroll through his village Down Snoqualmies Main Slide 32 Mnemonic Strategies Chunking Key Word Method of Loci Cicero A Stroll through his village Down Snoqualmies Main Street Your Home Floor Plan Slide 33 Mnemonic Strategies Slide 34 Slide 35 Chunking Key Word Method of Loci Peg Word Numbers : One is a bun; Two is a shoe; Three is a tree; Four is a door; Five is a hive; Six are sticks; Seven is Heaven; Eight is a gate; Nine is a lion; Ten is a hen Slide 36 Mnemonic Strategies Chunking Key Word Method of Loci Peg Word Numbers: One is a bun; Two is a shoe; Three is a tree; Four is a door; Five is a hive; Six are sticks; Seven is Heaven; Eight is a gate; Nine is a lion; Ten is a hen Alphabet: Each letter different and based on persons background Slide 37 Mnemonic Strategies Slide 38 Slide 39 Slide 40 Slide 41 Slide 42 Slide 43 Slide 44 Slide 45 Slide 46 Slide 47 Slide 48 Slide 49 Slide 50 Slide 51 Slide 52 Slide 53 Slide 54 Slide 55 Slide 56 Slide 57 Peach jam Hot dogs Mustard lettuce Tomatoes Tooth Paste Potato chips Hot Tamales [candy] Salsa Light bulbs