Jonathan Swift counts in Gulliver's Trips that in the Great Academy Lagado, placed in the imaginary country of Lapot, the pupils reminded the mathematical formulae writing them with a special ink on wafers and devouring them later fasting. Though in real life memorizing is so easy, we propose some simple technologies you to improve your retention.
1. Chained.To remember tidy or untid lists of words (as ALARM CLOCK SHIRT PIANO SOFA MARRIES BULL BREAM) the experts recommend to imagine together the first 2 objects, and to join the rest as it makes a graphical history where the images of every element it connects with the following one.
2. Numbers.There is in use the rule of the hangers, which consists of a list of fixed words of order, associated each one to a certain number. It is possible to use the following sequence based on the similar physicist between numbers and objects: 1 - post, 2 - bicycle, 3 - tricorn, 4 - chair, 5-hand, 6-stick of golf, 7 - flag, 8-glasses, 9 - person, 10 - ball. With this method, to memorize the date 1746 we would use the image of a post (1) where he has placed a flag (7), we raise ourselves to a chair (4) and remove it with a stick of golf (6).
3. It rhymes with …To form rhyming couplets or verses that include the words to remembering facilitates his memorization.
4. Acronym and Acrostics.In occasions it is very useful to form words (acronym) or phrases (acrostics) that contain the first letters or sounds of the list or words to remembering. For example, to remember the list Boron, Oxygen and Sodium can construct him the word BOS.
5. Languages.To learn a word in a new language, select before a key word in English who sounds as the foreign word. Then, imagine an image in which the key word is involved by the english meaning of the foreign word. For example, for the English word "parish" - that means " parochial church " - we might choose as key word in english " Paris-sh... " And, later, to invent the image of a church in Paris and treating someone to ask for silence in the mass doing "Shhh". This way, the near time that sees the word "parish" should be able to remember the image of the church and someone asking for silence.
6. Was your name?To overcome the hard drink that supposes forgetting the name of a person to whom they us have just presented, there are several tricks: the name to repeat several times during the conversation, to look for an association of the name with that of another known person, to attend to some physical feature typical of the person and to associate it with the name, or to look for a meaning to the name or surname.
So already they know to putting in practice these exercises
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