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What are some things you do to help you remember? When you are studying for a test, what do you do to try to remember the info you need to? Are your strategies effective?. Remember as many items as you can…. Bed Clock Dream Night Toss Turn Doze Mattress Snooze Night. Nod Tired

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What are some things you do to help you remember? When you are studying for a test, what do you do to try to remember the info you need to? Are your strategies effective?


Remember as many items as you can
Remember as many items as you can… are studying for a test, what do you do to try to remember the info you need to? Are your strategies effective?

  • Bed

  • Clock

  • Dream

  • Night

  • Toss

  • Turn

  • Doze

  • Mattress

  • Snooze

  • Night

  • Nod

  • Tired

  • Night

  • Artichoke

  • Rest

  • Insomnia

  • Yawn

  • Nap

  • Snore

  • Pillow


Write down what you remember
Write down what you remember are studying for a test, what do you do to try to remember the info you need to? Are your strategies effective?


Serial position effect
Serial-Position Effect are studying for a test, what do you do to try to remember the info you need to? Are your strategies effective?

  • You are more likely to remember the first and last items in a list, and forget the middle stuff – one of the 7 sins of memory

  • Primacy effect – remembering the items at the beginning of the list (bed, clock)

  • Recency effect – remembering the end of the list (snore, pillow)


Frequency
Frequency are studying for a test, what do you do to try to remember the info you need to? Are your strategies effective?

  • The more we rehearse materials, the more we are likely to remember them.

    • The word “night” appeared multiple times


Distinctiveness
Distinctiveness are studying for a test, what do you do to try to remember the info you need to? Are your strategies effective?

  • We remember what is different or unique

    • “Artichoke” was different than all of the other terms which involved sleep


Organization
Organization are studying for a test, what do you do to try to remember the info you need to? Are your strategies effective?

  • When we can organize info into chunks, we remember it better

    • Toss & Turn


Reconstruction
Reconstruction are studying for a test, what do you do to try to remember the info you need to? Are your strategies effective?

  • Did you write down sleep?

  • Was not in the list. Filled in gaps based on our previous knowledge


Visual imagery
Visual Imagery are studying for a test, what do you do to try to remember the info you need to? Are your strategies effective?

  • Visualizing (picturing) things helps people remember – method of loci

  • Did you create a bedroom and place the clock, mattress, and pillow in it?


How we remember

How we remember are studying for a test, what do you do to try to remember the info you need to? Are your strategies effective?

Tools for improving your memory


Why are some things hard to remember
Why are some things hard to remember? are studying for a test, what do you do to try to remember the info you need to? Are your strategies effective?

  • Encoding:

  • Easy – location, time, and frequency (almost automatic)

  • More difficult – effortful encoding – select main points, label concepts, make associations


Rehearsal
Rehearsal are studying for a test, what do you do to try to remember the info you need to? Are your strategies effective?

  • Reviewing or practicing

  • Maintenance rehearsal – rote (routine) repetition

  • Elaborative rehearsal – associate new material with material you already know

  • Elaborative rehearsal is a better memory method


Mnemonics
Mnemonics are studying for a test, what do you do to try to remember the info you need to? Are your strategies effective?

  • Strategies and tricks for improving memory

  • Effectively encodes, may involve chunking

Fall back,

Spring Ahead



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