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Memory Techniques For Students To Get Success In Exams

Exams have become a very serious affair in the modern times. Unlike the previous times, parents these days spend a lot of money, time and efforts with their children to make them excelled at work. The children are given special attention by setting up their routines, giving them special diets, sending them to coaching centres so that they can get desired success in exams.

But, can there be some practice to reduce the load of our children and let them excel in exams with much ease?

What if we suggest you some memory techniques that will boost their brain and memory power so that they will be able to remember the facts and theories with much ease!

Yes, it is possible that children do not have to mug up the entire lessons and with one or two times of reading and revisions they can get desired results in the exams.

Let us get to read more about such useful memory techniques that help students to get success in exams:

Memory Techniques For Students

  1. Mnemonics:

Although the spelling of the word “mnemonics” sounds confusing and difficult yet its concept is really simpler. We have to translate the information that we receive in to some other form that can be remembered with much ease. This can be done using the first a few letters of that information and using them for making an interesting and memorable phrase. For example, the names of planets could be easily remembered in their order by the following phrase:

“My Very Educated Mother Just Showed Us Nine Planets (Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune Pluto)”

This is very popular memory technique that has helped various students for memorising such difficult data and facts that are very important part of curriculum and cannot be remembered easily. In fact these learning seed to become life-long remembered facts.

  1. Mind Palace mapping:

This type of memory techniques is used for remembering bigger facts or theories that are not limited to a few words or sentences.

It involves visualisation and imagination as concepts to imagine things in their place.

  • Imagine yourself to be in an empty room. Whatever you want to learn, place that information into each room and name the room. For example you may want to store one answer in the kitchen while the other one in your bedroom.
  • It makes the recall easy. To make it easier you can correlate the information with the objects that are placed in those rooms. For example in kitchen you can visualise that the desired information is stored in the refrigerator.
  • You can keep on adding information by adding another room or compartment for each and every information thus making space for more information.
  1. Music based learning:

We often hear some students saying that they can read or learn better while they are listening to their favourite songs or music! It may sound strange to people who haven’t actually tried it! When you are reading something, try to correlate this information with the music that you hear. This will help in improving your recall memory. Whenever you need to recall the information, just remember the song and collect your facts in semblance.

These are some of the most popular memory techniques that help in improving the memory power of the brain for exams.