How many lyrics to songs do you remember? How did you come to remember them? The same method you used to recall song lyrics
also can work just as well in academics.
“Mnemonics are memory devices that help learners recall larger pieces of information, especially in the form of lists
like characteristics, steps, stages, parts, phases, etc. We knew back in 1967 from a study by Gerald R. Miller that mnemonics
increased recall. He found that students who regularly used mnemonic devices increased test scores up to 77%” (LCE, np)
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