Users that often use this tag:
Greg -> Keg, Robert-> Robber, Elisabeth -> Lizard Bath. Help me come up with a list of image mnemonics for as many names as possible! [more inside]
posted by sdis
on Nov 5, 2011 -
can memorize The Iliad, and I can't be that far removed from my ancestors, right? How can I improve my ability to remember things very precisely? I'm particularly interested in textbook definitions, chemical formulas, and mathematical formulas. [more inside]
posted by edguardo
on May 22, 2010 -
Help me with a mnemonic device to remember that "prone" is face down, "supine" is face up.
posted by thebrokedown
on Jun 24, 2009 -
Do you have some mnemonic you came up with to help memorize formulas or concepts in mathematics (particularly for university math)? Or was there a different way of looking at a concept that really helped it sink in?
posted by Proginoskes
on Aug 28, 2008 -
In fourteen hundred ninety-two, Columbus sailed the ocean blue. Great, Columbus=1492, got it. What else you know? I'm looking for silly and/or clever ways to remember history. [more inside]
posted by iamkimiam
on Oct 15, 2007 -
I am looking for a mnemonic device (?) to remember the 27 U.S. Constitutional Amendments?
posted by bkpr
on Mar 12, 2007 -
Help me find a Major/Phonetic system mnemonic program for OSX! **or** Help me compile & run this mnemonic program that I've been assured *cannot* be run in OSX!
posted by sdis
on Oct 6, 2005 -
I've recently been asking people how they learned the quadratic equation
(self link). A large percentage of people appear to have learned it to the tune of a familiar melody. I've heard from people who learned it to all sorts of different tunes, including Pop Goes the Weasel, God Rest ye Merry gentlemen, and various University fight songs (UofM and Notre Dame so far...) How about you? Did you learn it with music? What song? [Excuse the self link - I genuinely just want to know if there are other variations, this isn't a sad plea for traffic.]
posted by adamkempa
on Apr 14, 2004 -