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Welcome to Remember More: Memory Improvement Techniques.
Before we get started, think about all the times you've been told to memorize something.Maybe it was something you needed to memorize for a test in school or maybe you had to memorize something for a presentation at work.But how many times have you been taught how to memorize? That's what this course is all about. It's about improving your memory.
If you know certain techniques,like the ones will cover in this course,you can train yourself to have a better memory with practice.
If you're serious about improving your memory,you should take this course for sure.I think you'll not only find this course to be useful but also pretty fun.
See you in the course.
Let's start on a positive note with this wonderful TED talk. The aim to include it in this course is to set a positive mind set for the things you will learn in this course.
YouTube link to the TED video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9ebJlcZMx3c
For more TEDtalks visit: https://www.ted.com/ -
TED is a nonprofit devoted to spreading ideas, usually in the form of short, powerful talks (18 minutes or less). TED began in 1984 as a conference where Technology, Entertainment and Design converged, and today covers almost all topics — from science to business to global issues — in more than 100 languages. Meanwhile, independently run TEDx events help share ideas in communities around the world.
Repetition is the best known factor affecting memory. There is no avoiding the re- methods of learning, which are reinforcement and repetition.
Why do certain celebrities dress in a way that's over the top? Why are commercials sometimes extreme, strange, or just plain funny?
If you had to get 12 items from the grocery store what would it be easier to remember, a mixed up grocery list of 12 items? Or items that are categorized or chunked into four areas of the store?
Association if a very powerful memory principle. It's one of the main ways we learn things. If you don't associate a new piece of information to something you already know, it'll easily be forgotten
Human brain remembers visual information much better than abstract information
A mnemonic device is a memory technique that helps you remember information. You may have used one before to remember topics that relate to music, math or geography, or a variety of other subjects
•Improves focus and attention to detail
•Promotes active learning
•Boosts comprehension and retention
•Teaches prioritizing skills
•Extends attention span
•Improves organization skills
A link system, sometimes also known as a chain method, is a method of remembering lists that is based on creating an association between the elements of that list. It is argued that the story would be easier to remember than the list itself. The Link System for memory is given its name because it requires you to link one item to another creating links in a memory chain.
The memory palace also known as the method of loci or the journey, is a memory technique developed in Ancient Greece over 2,000 years ago. It was used widely by the Greeks and later the Romans to memorize lengthy speeches.
•The Peg memory systems are ideal for remembering information that must be recalled in a particular order
•Works by associating information you already know well
•associating information with numbers creates a mental filing system for the information
This system can be used to memorize much more
•lists of sayings,
•steps in a procedure, and so on
I m currently a graduate student at University of Illinois Urbana Champaign. I enjoy online content, and learning and teaching things online. I believe that knowledge exists everywhere and internet has made it even more accessible.
I love to play sports, and interested in trying adventure sports of all sorts. Craving a tryst with bungee jump and skydiving. Love to hmmm along with the songs.
"It is glorious to become a learner again at my time of life" - Bruno Walter
Let's learn together!