MNEMONIC CONTEST!!!

THANKS STEVE JONES FOR THE WRITE-UP!
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Vote for your favorite mnemonic poster; click on word VOTE and choose corresponding LETTER/name of poster

Students see how your poster is stacking up! Summary of votes

BLOCK 1

VOTE a) Erikson's Stages (pegword) - Thanks to Michael Britt, Pychfiles for peg-word mnemonic

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VOTE b) "Retro"grade Amnesia (keyword: "retro")

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VOTE c) Charlie Sheen, Dopamine! (rhyme)

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VOTE d) SAME - "E"fferent, "A"fferent neurons (association)

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VOTE e) Positive (R), Negative (L) skews with TOES! (visual aide)


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VOTE f) GABA STOP! Inhibitory neurotransmitter (visual aide)

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VOTE g) Polarized neurons at the north "pole" (keyword); negative Grinch!



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BLOCK 2


VOTE h) Cocktail Party effect - female chickens "clucking" at a party and ignoring other sounds (visual aide)


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VOTE i) CAT or CT scan (visual)

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VOTE j) Corpus Callosum: (keyword: Cor"plus" Callo-"sum") - thanks to Michael Britt of psychfiles

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VOTE k) fMRI & Butterfly - shows structure (wings/brain hemispheres) and function (flying/brain activity) -- visual association

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VOTE l) Semantic encoding (rhyme) No mindless reading!! Give it MEANING!!

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VOTE m) Types of descriptive research (visual value-meal style)

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VOTE n) Trichromatic theory RBG vs. Opponent Process theory (visual association, rhyme)

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VOTE o) Social Clock (keyword, visual): Cultural timing of events

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VOTE p) MAO monster (association, alliteration)


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BLOCK 3




VOTE q) Flashbulb Memories (keyword FLASH)

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VOTE r) Episodic memories (keyword-"episode", visual aide)




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VOTE s) "S"erial position effec"T" (association)

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VOTE t) Foveal vision (cluster of cones*clarity - alliteration)

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VOTE u) Transduction of the ear (visual aide)

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VOTE v) a"SS"imilation vs. a"CC"omodation (association/acrostic)

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VOTE w) Narcolepsy (visual association)

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VOTE x) Fluid vs. Crystallized Intelligence (visual association waterfall vs. growing crystal)


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VOTE y) Sympathetic nervous system (visual association)

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VOTE z) Parasympathetic Nervous System (keyword PARACHUTE)



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VOTE az) Sleep Disorders (acrostic)


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VOTE bz) Theories of Hearing Place vs. Frequency (visual association, alliteration)


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LATER ENTRIES


VOTE cz) Transduction of Vision (acrostic - "Rude Babies Giggle Obnoxiously Throughout Oxford")


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VOTE dz) Gate Control Theory (visual association, rhyme)


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