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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