Move or Snapshot Technique


We think using mental pictures.

Using our imagination to create mental pictures is the way we make links and associations between things. We remember things better if the image we create in our minds are silly or unusual.


For example, if you have to remember that the baseball diamond is on Maple Street, try to imagine a baseball player trying to eat a baseball for breakfast… he pours maple syrup on it and takes a bit. Strange, but it will probably stick in your mind for a long time!



Images are most effective if we: 


·       Make it HUGE

·       Make it MOVE

·       Make it COLORFUL

·       Make it PLEASANT

·       Make it SILLY

·       Make it STRANGE







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