To learn or not to learn: that is the question this week on The Psych Files. Come with me as I explore mnemonic techniques, learn to memorize Hamlet‘s famous speech, and learn 2 keys to true, lasting learning.
Want to try out some mnemonics? Need to memorize the parts of the brain?
My Brain Mnemonics will amaze you with how fast you can memorize not only many brain parts (as well as neuron parts and the types of brain scans) but you’ll know exactly what each does!
Resources For This Episode
- Click to read the article in New York Magazine by Po Bronson and Ashley Merryman about the psychology of sleep.
- Here’s an article entitled, "Sleep Builds Long Term Memories" which explains from a neurological perspective why sleep is essential to long term learning
- The Memory Book: The Classic Guide to Improving Your Memory at Work, at School, and at Play
- Acronyms: “Every Good Boy Deserves Fudge” and ROY G BIV
- Rhyme – “30 days has September”
- method of Loci
- Pegword (“one is a bun”)