Learning Mnemonics: Can You Really Hack Your Memory?

Saturday, September 9, 2017

Learning Mnemonics: Can You Really Hack Your Memory?

There are lots of strategies to remember information when you need it most. These are shortcuts called mnemonics.

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20 Comments

  1. Charles Blake says:

    I always preferred

    My
    Very
    Easy
    Method
    Just
    Sums
    Up
    Nine
    Planets

    Or

    Richard
    Of
    York
    Gave
    Battle
    In
    Vain

    Can you suss the latter?

  2. Busi Hope says:

    i still remember the word "perro" but do not remember any other thing

  3. Phoebus Apollo says:

    She would look so much prettier without that door knocker on her nose. This has good info, and I'm not trying to be mean, but that really looks unattractive when people do that.

  4. Phoebus Apollo says:

    What's that god-aweful thing in her nose?

  5. Link Hidalgogato says:

    sohcahtoa

  6. Meganite03 says:

    Etymology is important for memorizing vocabulary for this reason.

  7. Aysha Begum says:

    a different way to remember the planets are

    Many
    Vile
    Earthlings
    Munch
    Jam
    Sandwhiches
    Under
    Newspapers

    mecury Venus earth Mars Jupiter Saturn Uranus Neptune
    hope this helps๐Ÿค—๐Ÿ˜†๐Ÿ˜„๐Ÿ˜ƒ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ˜‰๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ˜‹

  8. miloradvlaovic says:

    Sweet Angels and harps that's absolutely not how you pronounce the "loci" . It's lo-cee like Cee-lo but backwards I guess

  9. Arch Stanton says:

    N. R.

    Nostril ring.

  10. MooMoo Math and Science says:

    Helpful video, entertaining, great content, good science. Thanks I will share this with my students.

  11. Katherine Draken says:

    people are being so rude in the comment section. she's a great host i don't get the problem

  12. Flash Man says:

    Memory is never stored but always generated. It's paradoxical yet that is what is observed. When we speak we are not recalling but generating sound that generates information that trigger all sorts of electrical impulses and response. You could wonder if memory is generated then what is being triggered? Good question! It is resonance frequency signatures! So where did this frequency came from? It is generated! I did said it was paradoxical :p

  13. Ultracity6060 says:

    <Seinfeld> Newmonics! </Seinfeld>

  14. Lyria0chan says:

    …She starts each sentence in a higher pitch, and ends each one lower. And on the one hand, most of us do that in one form or another. But on the other, most people don't through the exact same pitch cycle every single sentence.

  15. Doing Observations Cuh DOC says:

    The Side Braid is Great but i ended up digging the top bun ๐Ÿ™‚
    Thanks for making the World a more Knowledgeable Place!

  16. latatod says:

    I seem to remember things almost like a 3d picture. when I need to recall something I remember being writing on a sheet some ware, I think back to when I wrote it and I picture it almost as if I am reliving that event.

  17. Boempatsau says:

    To be honest she doesnt look like she is having fun, a smile looks rather forced. Hank Green for president please?

  18. AeonX7 says:

    poor Bing Bong

  19. John No says:

    "pneumonics" really? Every time!

  20. FutureChaosTV says:

    I am definitely a "chunker" ๐Ÿ˜‰

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