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Create mnenomics for the terms: stores, encoding, processes, retrival, iconic memory, echoic memory, primacy effect, recency effect, semantic memory, and episodic memory.

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    We will be happy to critique your mnenomics.

    As a side issue, the research linking mnenomics to memory is very mixed. Research in cognitive functioning centers on, or variations of, learning by repetition spaced over time as a central issue: That is, we learn by repetition spaced over time, whether mnenomics or used or some other technique, such as flash cards, writing defining sentences, use orally, or whatever. Personally, as a teacher, flash cards seem to be the most effective. They are fast, cheap, efficient, and have a proven record as a system of learning. Of course, flash cards have to be repeated, spaced over time. I am not a fan of creating mnenomics as an efficient method of learning, it seems to me to be more centered on side issues involved in learning. Good luck.

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    Can a mnenomic be a saying? The mnenomic is supposed to help us remember the definition of the word right? I'm just having trouble creating mnenomics. Is there a website or something that can explain mnenomics and give examples so I have a clearer understanding when I create mine?

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    A quick Google search for mnemonics produced these sites.

    http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&ie=ISO-8859-1&q=mnemonics

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    The mnemonics you create need to be those with most meaning for you. The associated meaning of the terms might be helpful. For example, you see icons and hear echoes.

    I hope this helps a little more. Thanks for asking.

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