This lesson will identify and describe encoding strategies, such as the use of mnemonics and the keyword method in memory and learning. This lesson will explore the use of mnemonics and the keyword method in memory and learning
When a person uses familiar words or images to remember new words or information.
Different systems or techniques that help people to remember and recall information. (example ROYGBIV)
Environmental stimuli present when a person learns the information that help a person to remember, or retrieve, information later.
When learning information, a person continues to study after he or she is able to simply remember it.
When learning a list of information, a person is more likely to remember the first and last items on the list.
Remembering larger, more meaningful pieces as a whole, which is easier than shorter, less meaningful pieces.
Recognizing important information to remember and changing it into smaller, more digestible parts.
Placing information into meaningful groups.
Repeating information to oneself, which allows one to retain information longer in the short-term memory.