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

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Mnemonic strategies

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How do you remember places, events, and people?


Mnemonic strategies long term memory

Mnemonic StrategiesLong-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.


Mnemonic strategies short term memory

Mnemonic StrategiesShort-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.


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  • 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 can’t hold anything more than 30 seconds and can store only 5 to 9 items.


Mnemonic strategies mnemonic device

Mnemonic StrategiesMnemonic Device

  • This is a strategy for organizing information with the only purpose of making it more memorable.


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  • Chunking: Listen to the following series of numbers. Pencils down!


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  • 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


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  • Chunking

    Vincent is preparing a slide with a series of letters. Get ready to chunk. No pencils!


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  • 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


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  • Chunking

    Anybody want to try?


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  • 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


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  • 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


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  • Chunking

    LOOKI NG FOR PATTERNS HELPS US LEARN


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  • Chunking

  • Key Word


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  • Chunking

  • Key Word

    • ROY G BIV


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  • Chunking

  • Key Word

    • ROY G BIV

    • My Very Efficient Mother Just Sent Us Nine Pizzas


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  • Chunking

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    • ROY G BIV

    • My Very Efficient Mother Just Sent Us Nine Pizzas

    • Norman Eats Shredded Wheat


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  • Chunking

  • Key Word

    • Kings Play Cards On Fuzzy Green Stools


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  • Chunking

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    • Kings Play Cards On Fuzzy Green Stools

    • Please Excuse My Dear Aunt Sally


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  • Chunking

  • Key Word

    • Kings Play Cards On Fuzzy Green Stools

    • Please Excuse My Dear Aunt Sally

    • Know The Canyon’s History; Study Rocks Made By Time


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  • Chunking

  • Key Word

    • King Henry Died Monday Drinking Chocolate Milk (Metric System: Kilometer, Hectometer, Dekameter, Meter, Decimeter, Centimeter, Millimeter)


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  • 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)


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  • Chunking

  • Key Word

  • Method of Loci


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  • Chunking

  • Key Word

  • Method of Loci

    • Cicero


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  • Chunking

  • Key Word

  • Method of Loci

    • Cicero

    • A Stroll through his village


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  • Chunking

  • Key Word

  • Method of Loci

    • Cicero

    • A Stroll through his village


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  • Chunking

  • Key Word

  • Method of Loci

    • Cicero

    • A Stroll through his village


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  • Chunking

  • Key Word

  • Method of Loci

    • Cicero

    • A Stroll through his village


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  • Chunking

  • Key Word

  • Method of Loci

    • Cicero

    • A Stroll through his village


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  • Chunking

  • Key Word

  • Method of Loci

    • Cicero

    • A Stroll through his village

    • Down Snoqualmie’s Main


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  • Key Word

  • Method of Loci

    • Cicero

    • A Stroll through his village

    • Down Snoqualmie’s Main


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  • Chunking

  • Key Word

  • Method of Loci

    • Cicero

    • A Stroll through his village

    • Down Snoqualmie’s Main Street

    • Your Home Floor Plan


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  • 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


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  • 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 person’s background


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