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Mega- Brains Welcome to...
A Crash Course on Study Skills and the human mind
1. Left brain vs right brain 2. Three levels of memory 3. Three long-term storage methods 4. Sensory memories 5. Intermittent Interference 6. Ah-Ha Effect 7. The Power of Seven (give or take two) 8. Mnemonic Devices Overview of Eight Topics
The Right/Left Brain The Left Brain 1 RiGhT BrAiN • linear • chronological • numerical • analytical • methodical • The home of writing, reading, problem solving ART Music Apprecation Solutions Imagery Color 3-D
Three Levels of Memory 2 • Sensory • Short term • LONG TERM
Three Tips for LONG-TERM Storage 3 • Make it MEANINGFUL • OVERLEARN it • Use MNEMONIC DEVICES
Five Sensory Memories 4 • Visual • Motor • Auditory • Taste • Olfactory
5 ter ent In mitt Inter ference
6 The Ah-ha!!! Effect
Ah-Ha! & the 2-minute memory cells • After an hour of study, the sub-conscious mind continues to process information for 20 minutes • After an hour of study, take a break Memories are clustered into two-minute segments • Study concepts in small doses that can be recalled within two minutes
The Power of Give or take
8 Mnemonic Devices
All are forms of Chunking • Acronyms • Acrostics • Rhymes • Songs • Link • Loci
Mnemonic Examples • ACRONYMS: • NATO • CIA • FBI • SCUBA • NOW • AA • AAA • IVAN CAPP • ROY G BIV • ROFLMAO • TSNF • TWSS • TTFN • BFF • BBIAM • SOL • SNAFU
Acrostics • Mary’s violet eyes make John stay up nights (panting) • Men very easily make jugs serve useful nocturnal purposes • King Philip came over from great Spain • Never vote at a polling place in Chicago