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The current study evaluated the effects of the Look-Ask-Pick (LAP) mnemonic on the addition and subtraction of fraction skills of 3 general education sixth graders.
Laing (2010), in promoting their use, investigated the evolution of what he considered an underperforming mnemonic PALER to a more comprehensive ALORE, detailed in Figure 3.
Mnemonic studies have historically been associated with oral poetry or Classical/Medieval literature and learning, rather than modern literary culture.
The UNICEF trainers were impressed with the mnemonic and it has since been incorporated within UNICEF training programmes.
The auditing mnemonics created in this paper use this type of mnemonic cuing structure.
Complete the following mnemonic for [pi]: Yes, I want a juicy hamburger or French apple -- .
Of course, the "need" to create mnemonics about anything lies in the need to remember things.
I believe that the only people who now make regular use of mnemonics are medical students, and there are even textbooks to teach them.
It is for this reason, Seris suggests, that Poliziano distances himself from the Ciceronian mnemonic model.
They have shown mnemonics to be very effective in facilitating this learning (see Mastropieri, Scruggs, & Levin, 1987, for a review; also Mastropieri, Scruggs, & Fulk, 1990; Scruggs, Mastropieri, McLoone, Levin, & Morrison, 1987).
Mnemonics is a way of organizing information, so it is easier to remember.
More important for the future, the three-dimensional model, with its thematic rooms linked by networks of hallways, may be a more congenial paradigm for a computer interface than a desktop full of windows and icons: it's easier to remember where you've put something in a "memory palace," or what's known in mnemonics as the "method of loci.