Getting started guide

From Rememberg.com, the free mnemonic search directory.

Easy example

  • How can I easily remember that the Battle of Waterloo took place in 1815?
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  • How does it work?
    • Simply put the number to remember in the search box in the top right corner and click on Search.
  • I entered 1815. It tells me to remember "A Children's Story" and the use the count system. What does this mean?
    • Count the number of letters of each word. A --> 1, Children --> 8, s --> 1, Story --> 5, so "A Children's Story" --> 1815.
  • Now what?
    • Use association to associate the context with the phrase. For example, think that your grandfather told you the story of the Battle of Waterloowhen you were a little kid.
  • So, I only need to think of "A Children's Story" when I need to memorize the Battle of Waterloo?
    • That's right. Humans aren't good in remembering numbers, but we are great in associations.

Moderate example

  • How can I easily remember that the absolute zero for temperature is about −273.15C ?
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  • How does it work
    • Simply put the number to remember in the search box in the top right corner and click on Search.
  • I entered −273.15C. It tells me to remember "Nice Model" and the use the major system. What does this mean?
  • Now what?
    • Use association to associate the context with the phrase. For example, think how nice the physical model is that there is an absolute point of zero in temperature.
  • So, I only need to think of "Nice model" when I need to memorize the absolute zero for temperature?
    • That's right. Humans aren't good in remembering numbers, but we are great in associations.

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