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A Method To Memory

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The other night I was sitting at home in my room watching the Rockets
game, and my phone begins to ring. I answer "Hello", and I hear this frantic
voice that I recognize as my friend Mandy's. Mandy is a nervous wreck, she has
a big bio-chem test in the morning and can't seem to remember a thing. I ask
her what kind of information she has, and she tells me she has notes and her
book. Now being the nice guy I am, and having just completed learning about
memory in my Intro to Psych class, I turned off the T.V. and told her I'd help
her learn to memorize things.
The first thing I told her about was a method called rehearsal. I
explained that rehearsal involved repeating the information time after time to
keep it from fading from her short term memory, or STM. She was a bit confused
so I simplified it for her. I reminded her of the other night when she was
looking for the number to Pizza Hut in the phone book, and when she found it she
started repeating over and over until she got to ...

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