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- n. A strategy for making more efficient use of short-term memory by recoding information.
- n. A method of presenting information which splits concepts into small pieces or "chunks" of information to make reading and understanding faster and easier, using such methods as bulleted lists, short subheadings, or short sentences with one or two ideas per sentence.
- n. The process of reducing something to short, thick pieces of its former self, usually using a hammer or a crowbar.
- v. Present participle of chunk.
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- n. (psychology) the configuration of smaller units of information into large coordinated units
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If students have developed some proficiency with phonemes, they can begin chunking unfamiliar words.
This strategy - a long-time practice sometimes called "chunking" - allows underwriters to place "chunks" of shares with the investors who will pay the most.
Guards sometimes carry shields to protect themselves from being stabbed with homemade spears or pelted with excrement, urine or rotten food - rancid homemade cocktails used for attacks known as "chunking."
The key to responding to overwhelm is a process called chunking down which is breaking down your "everything" into small, manageable parts.
Elizabeth Loftus, a psychology professor at the University of California, Irvine, says great memorizers employ a method she calls "chunking" the same way that chess players remember a complex series of moves like, say, the Sicilian Defense.
I explain to the parents that most primary schools use the 'chunking' method and other cumbersome and bizarre systems for multiplying and dividing.
Overload can be reduced by grouping items/steps what Itiel calls 'chunking'.
There aren't enough developers to create specialized content for every player; some "chunking" system is necessary to achieve economies of scale.
Dr BB, it’s called chunking, and it’s 7 plus or minus 2.
I also do a combination of these, but I alternate between blocking off whole days/half days and "chunking" all the work.