The memory strategy I may use may include several different aspects. For purposes of recalling what I was taught, I may develop different cues relating to different psychological terms or theories. Reviewing or rehearsing of these different cues will be beneficial. This will be done every day before going to sleep. According to Banikowski (13), rehearsing helps in committing the information to memory. Understanding of the different concepts learnt in class will require a form of brainstorming. This guides in the understanding of what is being learnt by relating it to what has been previously taught on the same subject. Here, questions can be developed challenging or commenting on what has been learnt. Every day before I go to sleep I will be reviewing what I have learnt and noting down critical areas that I think are important. These areas will include aspects or concepts that I seem not to grasp or understand easily.
Writing down personal notes helps to develop a new perspective regarding what is being taught. Through writing, one is able to organize the information in a more comprehensive manner. Having a journal regarding certain classes or information helps in developing reactions and concerns about the information that has been taught. This is effective for complex terms that one cannot easily remember. Further, the aspect of personal note taking is also part of the rehearsing or reviewing information, which enhances recalling of information. Continuous rehearsing also aids in organizing information in a more meaningful way that the brain or memory can easily understand.
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