Outline and Evaluate Stages for Memory Improvement

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Outline and evaluate stages for memory improvement AO1 There are 3 stages for memory improvement. Verbal, visual and non-memory improvement. Within these 3 stages there are different types. For Verbal memory improvement there are acronym, acrostic, rhymes and chunking. These are ways that we verbally remember things for example chunking are when we put a long number that we need to remember into smaller groups of numbers that help us, an example of this would be a phone number where we group 11 digits into 3 groups in order for it to stay in our memory. Another example would be when we use rhyme we then put a group of something we need to remember in a familiar song, this is like when we sing the alphabet to the tune of ba ba black sheep as from a young age that is what we have been taught in oirde3r to remember what we needed to learn. The other stage is visual memory improvement. This is call loci; it was introduced by the Greeks as a way of remembering what to say in long speeches. An example of this would be pairing your journey to work with what you need to say like when you reach the sound about talk about trying to improve grades if you were giving an academic speech. This helps people as it is structure for them and it has also been found that t more unusual that your link is to remember the more likely you are to remember it. The final stage is non-memory improving this is external and internal cue. External cue suggests that the context or place that the material is learnt in is where you will recall it better. Godden and Baddley got underwater divers to learn a series or words underwater and a series of words on land. They found that the words were more easily recalled in the exact conditions that they learnt them in. This suggests that External cues work in the environment that you learnt them in. Internal cues suggest that the psychological state

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