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mnemonics

 [ne-mon´iks]
improvement of memory by special methods or techniques. adj., adj mnemon´ic.

mne·mon·ics

(nē-mon'iks),
The art of improving the memory; a system for aiding the memory.
[G. mnēmonikos, mnemonic, pertaining to memory]

mnemonics

(nĭ-mŏn′ĭks)
n. (used with a sing. verb)
A system to develop or improve the memory.

mne·mon·ics

(ně-mon'iks)
The art of improving the memory; a system for aiding the memory.
[G. mnēmonikos, mnemonic, pertaining to memory]
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What I did finish last week's column with is my mnemonic for remembering convex/concave.
The fact that many authors found that keyword mnemonics was not superior in the long-term, or a sharp reduction in recall was observed greater than in the control group, may be interpreted in terms of Tulving's theory (1972) on episodic memory.
Fraction arithmetic is, of course, not the only haunt of mathematical mnemonics. Almost every mathematical procedure can be presented using mnemonics--and thus, the potential for overuse is always present.
Visual mnemonics have been used by many oral cultures as an aid in counting.
Table 1 Means and Ranges for On-Task Behavior and Quiz Scores in Each Condition Choral Responding Mnemonics Student Quiz M On-task M Quiz M On-task M (Range) (Range) (Range) (Range) R.J.
That would seem to invite a whole lot of silent altitude variation on a VFR-on-top flight; however, remember (spoiler alert) there are two "V "s in our mnemonic.
Another technique to assist learning is the mnemonic. Laing (2010), in promoting their use, investigated the evolution of what he considered an underperforming mnemonic PALER to a more comprehensive ALORE, detailed in Figure 3.
Gronas's third chapter, "Mnemonic Lines: The Social Uses of Memorized Poetry," explains the unusual survival of "traditional verse" in Russia in terms of the continued practice of memorizing poetry and the continued usefulness of mnemonic poetry.
These suicide risk factors can be summarized by the mnemonic UNSAFE:
(2006) The Olympian struggle to remember the cranial nerves: mnemonics and student success.
Rivers's important new contributions to the study of medieval mnemonics include her analysis of Franciscan mnemonics and its practitioners, and she paves the way for future research, for example on the memory techniques of Italian Dominicans and the relationship between textual memory images and manuscript illumination.
The importance of the keyword-generation method in keyword mnemonics. Experimental Psychology, 51, 125-131.