Using Psychology to Improve Long-Term Memory


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Which of the following is not an example of a verbal mnemonic?

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1. Using Roy G Biv to learn the colors of the rainbow is an example of _____.

2. Which one of the following answer choices is an example of self-referencing?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Check your understanding of long-term memory with this assessment. It will ask questions regarding the different strategies to help you improve your long-term memory.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Students who want to be successful on the quiz/worksheet should be able to:

  • Identify techniques to improve long-term memory
  • Differentiate between the strategies for improving long-term memory
  • Analyze examples of the strategies

Skills Practiced

The quiz/worksheet will help students improve these skills:

  • Reading comprehension - read and pull the essential information from the related lesson on strengthening long-term memory
  • Defining key concepts - correctly define terms like spaced repetition
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast the various strategies for strengthening long-term memory

Additional Learning

For more information on this subject, take a look at the accompanying lesson, Improving Long Term Memory. It will help you to accomplish these educational goals and objectives:

  • Define long-term memory
  • Understand four strategies for improving memory and types of mnemonic devices
  • Identify Hermann Ebbinghaus and his learning technique
  • Distinguish between the various strategies for improving memory and provide examples