Memory Tips

Three helpful techniques to improve memory

IT'S All ABOUT STRUCTURE

Its important that your able to organize the information that you receive. It would be easier to group similar concepts and terms together, create an outline of your notes or textbook readings to help understand information. Another awesome tip for structure would be to highlight or use color coordination when taking notes it would draw your attention to what you are reading. Chunking would be a strategy to use when organizing information in short term memory to make recall easier.
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UTILIZE MNEMONIC DEVICES

A Mnemonic device is a strategy used to associate new information with old information making it easier to retrieve. Most mnemonics are positive,funny, rhyme, a song or maybe even a joke. For example in math teaches use the PEMDAS mnemonic better known as Please Excuse My Dear Aunt Sally or to remember the planets My Very Excellent Mother Just Served Us Nachos.
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GET A GOOD NIGHTS REST

After retaining new information on a subject sleep on it. Taking a nap or resting after you learn something new can actually help you learn faster and remember better.
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