Memory - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

1 / 14

Memory definitionTypes of memoryTechniques to improve memory

I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.

Download Presentationdownload


An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Presentation Transcript




What is memory


Memory is the mental activity of recalling That you have learned or experienced

Types of memory

Types of memory

  • Sensory memory

  • Short term memory

  • Long term memory

Sensory memory


  • Our sensory system are constantly receiving and processing an incredible amount of information at any given moment

S hort term memory

Short-term memory

  • your mind stores information for a few seconds or a few minutes

  • Your brain is also meant to hold an average of seven items

Long term memory

Long -term Memory

  • personal memories & semantic memories -conscious effort to recall:

  • procedural memory, involving skills and routines you perform so often -don’t require conscious recall.

General guidelines to improve memory

General guidelines to improve memory

  • 1.Pay attention

  • 2.Tailor information acquisition to your learning style

  • 3.Involve as many senses as possible

  • 4.Relate information to what you already know


5.Organize information

6.Understand and be able to interpret complex material

7.Rehearse information frequently and “over-learn”

8.Be motivated and keep a positive attitude

Common types of mnemonic devices

Common types of mnemonic devices

  • 1. Substitution2. Pegging3. Chaining4. Chucking5. Mapping6. Rhyming7. Associating Senses8. Initialising

Healthy habits to improve memory

Healthy habits to improve memory

  • Regular exercise

  • Managing stress

  • Good sleep habits

  • Not Smoking

Nutrition and memory improvement

Nutrition and Memory improvement

  • B vitamins, especially B6, B1 2, and Folic Acids

  • Antioxidants like vitamins C and E, and beta carotene

  • Omega-3 fatty acids

B vitamins especially b6 b1 2 and folic acids

B vitamins, especially B6, B1 2, and Folic Acids

:spinach and other dark leafy greens, broccoli, asparagus, strawberries, melons, black beans and other legumes, citrus fruits, soybeans

Antioxidants like vitamins c and e and beta carotene

Antioxidants like vitamins C and E, and beta carotene

blueberries and other berries, sweet potatoes, red tomatoes, spinach, broccoli, green tea, nuts and seeds, citrus fruits, liver

Omega 3 fatty acids

Omega-3 fatty acids

cold-water fish such as salmon, herring, tuna, halibut, and mackerel; walnuts and walnut oil; flaxseed and flaxseed oil

  • Login