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Enhancing your memory

Learning to use your memory in a more disciplined yet creative manner helps you learn to focus your attention.

  • One of the best things you can do to remember and understand concepts in math and science is to create a metaphor or analogy for them.
  • Use spaced repetition to help lodge ideas in memory.
  • Create meaningful groups that simplify the material you are trying to remember.
  • If you are memorizing something commonly used, search online to see if someone has already come up with a particularly memorable memory trick.
  • Beware of mistaking a memory trick for actual knowledge.

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  • Create an outline of the text from memory
  • Discuss the material with a friend or classmate.
  • Write down everything you remember from the reading in 5 minutes.
  • Identify the important concepts from the reading and provide examples and non-examples of each concept.

What is a Chunk?

What is a Chunk?

= pieces of information bound together through meaning/ use

The new logical whole makes the chunk easier to remember & also makes easier to fit it into the “larger picture”.

Just memorizing a fact without understanding is not enough, ...

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