Chapter 3 - Memory

Becoming a Master Student Chapter 3

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Chapter 3 - Memory by Mind Map: Chapter 3 - Memory

1. Process

1.1. Millions of Nerve Cells

1.1.1. Constantly Changing as we learn

1.1.1.1. Learning Anything?

1.1.1.2. No limit to HOW MUCH we can retain

1.2. Encode & Decode

1.2.1. Links between neurons

1.2.2. Cells glowing with electrical charges

1.3. Patterns

1.3.1. The probability that they will refire

2. Jungle

2.1. Each Sense is an animal

2.1.1. Five Senses

2.2. 2 Rules

2.2.1. Each enters the Jungle at meadow

2.2.2. Once in, it NEVER leaves

2.3. Meadow

2.3.1. Short Term Memory

2.3.2. Limited Capacity

2.3.3. Passes Quickly

2.4. Jungle

2.4.1. Long Term Memory

2.4.2. Unlimited Capacity

2.4.3. Recall Often

2.5. Visualize

2.5.1. 1. Well worn path

2.5.1.1. Revisit the thought

2.5.2. 2. Herd of Thoughts

2.5.2.1. Association

2.5.3. 3. Don't Turn Your Back

2.5.3.1. Review Quickly

2.5.3.2. First 24 hours

3. Mnemonic

3.1. 5 Catagories

3.1.1. 1. Acronyms

3.1.1.1. Roy G Biv

3.1.2. 2. Acrostics

3.1.2.1. Music Notes

3.1.3. 3. Rhymes & Songs

3.1.3.1. ZEST

3.1.4. Loci System

3.1.5. Peg System

3.1.5.1. 1.

3.1.5.2. 2.

3.2. 3 Limitations

3.2.1. Not to Understand

3.2.2. Complicated and Time Consuming

3.2.3. Can Be Forgotten

4. Techniques

4.1. Be Selective

4.1.1. BOLD

4.1.2. Tables, Charts, Graphs

4.1.3. Review Questions

4.2. Make it Meaningful

4.2.1. Organize by Key Points

4.2.1.1. By Time

4.2.1.2. By Location

4.2.1.3. By Category

4.2.1.4. By Continuum

4.2.1.5. By Alphabet

4.3. Create Pictures

4.3.1. Diagrams

4.3.1.1. Venn Diagram

4.3.2. Mind Map

4.3.3. Visual & Kinesthetic Learning Styles

4.4. Recite & Repeat

4.4.1. Your Own Words

4.4.1.1. You Know You better than the book

4.4.2. Say It Out Loud!

4.4.2.1. 2 Senses at Work

4.4.2.1.1. Physical

4.4.2.1.2. Auditorial

4.4.3. Do It Over and Over

4.4.3.1. Then 5 more times!

4.5. Write It Down

4.5.1. Not Just Once

4.5.2. Different Kind of Memory

4.6. Engage Emotions

4.6.1. Amygdala

4.6.1.1. Strong Emotion Area of Brain

4.6.2. Boring Topic?

4.6.2.1. Make it Matter

4.6.2.1.1. Apply Towards Goal

4.6.2.2. Create Interest

4.7. Over Learn

4.7.1. Math

4.7.1.1. Create New Problems

4.8. Distribution

4.8.1. More Shorter Study Sessions

4.9. Elaborate

4.9.1. Encoding New Information

4.9.1.1. Italy = Boot

4.9.2. Widen Pathways

4.10. Remember Something Else

4.10.1. Related Questions

4.10.2. All encoded in same Area

4.11. Notice When You Remember

4.11.1. What Techniques Helped

4.11.2. Not School, Personal Knowledge

4.12. Use It B4 You Lose It

4.12.1. Access it ALOT!

4.12.2. Widen The Pathways

4.12.3. Teach IT!

4.13. Learn Actively

4.13.1. Class Lecture

4.13.1.1. Questions?

4.13.2. Studying?

4.13.2.1. Stand Up

4.13.3. Main Points

4.13.3.1. LOUDER VOICE