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  • n. Alternative spelling of memorization.

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  • n. learning so as to be able to remember verbatim


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  • Long-term memorisation of vocabulary has never been my strong point.

    Latin ate my brain!

  • Adding that "Methods, such as memorisation of text, are better suited to the madrassah Islamic curriculum."

    Veiled Teacher Plot Thickens

  • Indeed, elaborative processing is such a powerful memorisation technique that it appears not to matter whether you are trying to learn the elaborated information.

    How to maximise your memory

  • Let's first look at how they can be used to learn foreign vocabulary – one of the trickiest and most onerous memorisation tasks around.

    The power of mnemonics

  • My independent high school was the only one I know of in the region which actually devoted an entire term of English class to the study and memorisation of grammar and syntax. stick Says:

    Matthew Yglesias » Teaching Reading Right

  • Worse still, the student gets into the habit of confusing learning with memorisation, and can't get out of this bad habit.

    Meeja studies

  • In my experience as a university lecturer, the cinfusion of memorisation with learning is the second biggest cause of failure (laziness is the first, lack of intelligence is way behind).

    Meeja studies

  • Luckily, the crowded routine of rehearsal, memorisation, and performance does not leave much time for brooding.

    Exit the Actress

  • The most talented and, apparently, the most eccentric spend their lives on the competitive memorisation circuit; the endearingly geeky world that Joshua Foer sets out to explore in this witty and revelatory book.

    Moonwalking with Einstein by Joshua Foer – review

  • Neither the victory nor the defeat seem to bother him much either way, and this sense that he's not especially committed to the competitive memorisation lark is his book's only significant fault.

    Moonwalking with Einstein by Joshua Foer – review


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