Chunking | definition of chunking by Medical dictionary
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The process within short-term memory of combining disparate items of information so that they take up as little as possible of the limited space in short-term memory; for example, combining into one percept the three individual letters making up the word "cat".Neurophysiology A process in short-term memory in which seemingly disparate elements are combined in 'chunks' or blocks, to minimise required storage ‘space’ and improve memory
A strategy for improving memory and learning, in which information is arranged into manageable clusters (“chunks”) of data.
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Setting up a successful chunking
drift is not as easy as it sounds.
Sandhya Johnson, Director - Learning Design, CommLab India said, "Content chunking
has always been done by teachers, professors and training managers.
Can the information-processing techniques of chunking
and imagery positively affect the automaticity of Latin vocabulary acquisition and retention?
On hard-pressured waters, where fish have seen all the latest and greatest lures, at times there's nothing as effective as chumming and chunking
baits in a hole with shady mangroves overhead, during an incoming tide.