mnemotechnic


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mnemotechnic

(ˌniːməʊˈtɛknɪk)
n
1. (Psychology) the capacity or potential of memory
2. (Psychology) another word for mnemonic
adj
(Psychology) another word for mnemonic
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Adj.1.mnemotechnic - of or relating to or involved the practice of aiding the memorymnemotechnic - of or relating to or involved the practice of aiding the memory; "mnemonic device"
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forever lost, and the purpose of the song had become a mnemotechnic
Thus, Schillebeeckx idea of salvation through suffering and his eschatological views are embedded in a theology with mnemotechnic and empirical functions.
Vygotsky (1931/1983; 1930/1984; 1930/1991) considers it necessary that the human being in order to organize, dominate and reconstruct a psychic operation or any other superior psychic function (productive and discursive thought, logical memory, significant language, etc.) must include signals or cultural instruments (linguistic signals; mnemotechnic signals; material and psychological instruments; writing and numbering systems of schemas and diagrams, etc.) that serve as an auxiliary means in the solutions of any task to assimilate, remember, recognize, communicate, compare, select, evaluate and ponder something.
Public history and private memory merge in this novel by virtue of a mnemotechnic exercise, which consists of associating memory images with certain objects and places.
Firstly, in order to exercise mnemotechnic: secondly, because after an interval of amnesia, when, seated at the central table, about to consult the work in question, he remembered by mnemotechnic the name of the military engagement, Plevna.
Turning to the mnemotechnic practice of the memory palace, alternatively known as the method of loci, will begin to answer these questions.
The first direct connection between memory and place mentioned by scholars is that of the mnemotechnic processes involved in the art of memory.
It is treated as a mnemotechnic instrument of the epic language.
Joyce will link memory with parasitism again in "Circe" when Blooms grandfather, Virag, exhorts him to "Exercise your mnemotechnic" in order to remember a cure for warts.
Having lost a list of his many skills that he had written down--again problematizing the mnemotechnic potency of writing--Simplicius learns that it was stolen by his curious host and is consequently coerced into leaving behind the key to at least one of his methods: an explication of how to avoid gunfire.
It is also useful to remember Sidney's friendship with Alexander Dicson, who first introduced Bruno's visual mnemotechnic system into England (Rossi 135-36).