Mnore Mnemonics

Dom Beeler and Dillon See

Why did we choose this topic?

In our opinion Mnemonic Devices are key to learning. Personally we use them all the time in tests and everyday life and we wanted to research more so we can learn how to use them more efficiently.

Mnemonic Device Examples

Mnemonic Pyschology

What are Mnemonic Devices?

Learning technique that utilizes simple words, stories, or pictures to help the memory retain more complex ideas.

The Brain and Mnemonics

When learning a Mnemonics, there is increased activity in the brain regions associated with spatial mental visualization.

Another pattern that causes a similar process in the brain is the method of loci. Specialists in memory use the method of loci to effectively create Mnemonic devices.

Research and Psychologists

Mnemonics originated in ancient Greece by sophists and philosophers. They would create a house in their mind and link parts of the house to things that they had to remember in speeches or in important conversations. It derives from the greek word μνημονικός, which means "of memory, or relating to the memory".

Mnore Examples of Mnemonics

"Memory Needs Every Method Of Nurturing Its Capacity" is a mnemonic for how to spell mnemonic.

Order of Planets: My Very Educated Mother Just Served Us Nachos

(Mercury, Venus, Earth, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune)


(For, And, Nor, But, Or, Yet, So)

Red sky at night

Shepard's delight

Red sky in the morning

Shepard's warning

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