Mnemonics 2012-13

CONTEST - remember the letter of your choice - it will be easier; also have a reason WHY you think the poster is HELPFUL

SUMMARY OF VOTES

FIRST BLOCK

choices a through j




VOTE a

Visual for CENTRATION*CONSERVATION - Piaget's Cognitive Development
Incorporates acrostic "Stinkin Pigs Can't Fly"

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VOTE b

Visual for PERCEPTION
TOP-DOWN (convertible with top down) - allows person to see BIG PICTURE/WHOLE - interpret, organize whole event
BOTTOM-UP (shut car) - only see smaller details
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VOTE c

Acrostic for the INFORMATION PROCESSING MODEL
Every Student Reads
Encode
Store
Retrieve
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VOTE d

Visual and rhyme for NEXT IN LINE EFFECT:
"Don't be afraid, just memorize those names!"

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VOTE e

Visual and KEYWORD and alliteration CereBELLum -
Balance and coordination and muscle memory (implicit)
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Special thanks to Michael Britt this mnemonic is based off of his helpful video HOW TO MEMORIZE PARTS OF BRAIN









VOTE f

VISUAL for NEGATIVE SKEW*POSITIVE SKEW
LEFT or NEGATIVE (dog's tail represents FEW people pulling average DOWN); RIGHT or POSITIVE (right foot represents FEW people pulling average up)
Remember:
Negative skew: Few people do poorly (TAIL), most do well = average pulled down
Positive skew: Most people do poorly (LEG), few do well (LITTLE TOES) = average pulled up
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VOTE g

Visual for TOP-DOWN, BOTTOM UP Processing
Alliteration
TOP-DOWN Tree (Big Picture)
Bottom-up Branches (small details)
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VOTE h

Acrostic for the SIGNAL DETECTION THEORY
Hot Messes Free Animals Causing Riots or Acronym HMFACR
Hit
Miss
False Alarm
Correct Rejection
*Remember, it's the situation/environment or HMFACR that causes people to notice stimuli**
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VOTE i

VISUAL (+keywords) for AINSWORTH'S ATTACHMENT
SeCure (Comfortable); AmbivaleNt (Nervous); AvoidaNt (No interest)
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VOTE j

VISUAL for TRANSDUCTION of GUSTATION
and Acrostic - Parmesan (papillae); Tortellini (Taste Buds); Dried Basil Leaves (Dendrites); Tomato Sauce (Thalamus); Meat (Multiple-lobes)
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THIRD BLOCK

choices k through t


VOTE k

VISUALS for the major MONOCULAR or depth cues we can see with one eye
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VOTE L

VISUALS for Diana Baumrind's PARENTING STYLES
Authoritative = GREEN GO GO
Authoritarian = RED ANGER
Permissive = YELLOW, MELLOW
Neglectful = BLACK
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VOTE m

VISUALS and Acrostic for the LAWS OF GESTALT
Acrostic - Four Purple Crazy Cows Can Count Seven Stars
Figure ground - visual selective attention
Proximity - group by how close together
Closure - group by filling in the gaps
Continuity - break down into smooth patterns
Common Fate - group by objects that move together
Connectedness - group by attachment
Simplicity (Pragnanz) - break down complex objects into simple overlapping images
Similarity - group by color, size, shape, etc.

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Should credit Gary Fisk for some of the above examples featured in his Laws of Gestalt animation







VOTE n

VISUAL of THALAMUS
HAL&AMOS directing sensory signals EXCEPT smell

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Special thanks to Michael Britt this mnemonic is based off of his helpful video HOW TO MEMORIZE PARTS OF BRAIN










VOTE o

VISUALS for REFLEXES
Visual - Grasping
Visual and KEYWORD ROOTing - when baby's cheek is touched, looks for food
Visual and KEYWORD and alliteration "Mama MORO, don't DROP ME!"
Visual and KEYWORD BabinSKI's reflex - foot/toes reflex, ski with FEET!

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VOTE p

NARCOTICS Visual and rhyme
We rely on methadone because we can't quit heroine alone...
Narcotics exist as endorphin agonists
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VOTE q


DEPRESSANTS Visual and alliteration
Depressants Decrease speed
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VOTE r

Visual for STIMULANTS
Dopamine Agonists = speed us up; then CRASH!
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VOTE s

VISUAL for ACTION POTENTIAL
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VOTE t

IDENTICAL*FRATERNAL
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FOURTH BLOCK

choices u through ss



VOTE u

Visual and rhyme PERCEPTUAL SET
(Perceptual Set=never forget - the assumptions of terrorist act)
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VOTE v

VISUAL and play on words "YOUNG-HELMHOLTZ"
YOUNG HELMHOLTZ theatre presents THE CONES, starring RED BLUE GREEN (produced by Trichromic Co.)
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VOTE w

VISUAL for BLOOD BRAIN BARRIER - only Psychoactive/Psychotropic drugs break in!
(Animals represent "drugs" getting into garden "barrier")
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VOTE x

Visual for PLACE*FREQUENCY
theories of audition, hearing
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VOTE y

VISUAL for INFORMATION PROCESSING MODEL
encode, store, retrieve (In a BANK: put $ in; save/earn interest; take $ out)

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VOTE z

Acronym for FEATURE DETECTORS
S.A.M. (shape, angle, movement) by psychologists Hubel and Weisel
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VOTE zz

Acrostic, acronym for CONDUCTIVE HEARING LOSS
Acrostic Outer Ear: PET Pinna Ear Canal Tympanic Membrane
Acronym Middle Ear (Ossicle Chain) HAS MIS
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VOTE yy

Visual and keywords for SOCIAL LEARNING theory
"Money see, monkey do" (observing, imitating = key words!)
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VOTE xx

VISUAL, KEYWORD, and ACRONYM for WEBer's Law
It's the PERCENT % or proportion which helps us notice a change (notice the SNOUT!) = WEBer's law (keyword)
Acronym P.I.G.-PERCENT IS GIVEN (look at the pig's squiggly tail!!!)


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VOTE ww

Visual for OBJECT PERMANENCE
"Slenderman" : It's there even though we are unaware
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VOTE vv

VISUAL for THALAMUS and LOBES
Thalamus DIRECTS(!)
Sound ---> Temporal Lobe
Sight ---> Occipital Lobe
Touch, Pain, Temperature ---> Parietal Lobe
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Special thanks to Michael Britt this mnemonic is based off of his helpful video HOW TO MEMORIZE PARTS OF BRAIN






VOTE uu

VISUAL SHORT TERM MEMORY
+ acronym DORY "Doesn't Overtime Remember You"
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VOTE tt

Visual and Acrostic Atkinson-Shiffrin 3-stage model
Acrostic
Feeling (touch, see, hear): Sensory memory
I'm Smurf (small,limited): Short-Term Memory
on sabbatical (extended): Long-Term Memory
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VOTE ss

Visual for MONOCULAR CUES
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Ms. Vita's rhyme for ABSOLUTE THRESHOLD -
The threshold is the point where you "know"; the lower your threshold, the more sensitivity flows
NOT IN CONTEST

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