Mnemonic devices are chunk crunchers.
Remembering the letter sequence H M L T S F T H R would become easier if you hit on some kind of scheme to remember it as:
This reduces the number of chunks of information to be remembered from 9 to 2 !
Now, you will remember this trivial bit of information probably for the rest of your life!
In the world of music, students who are struggling to remember the names of the spaces between the lines, often employ the mnemonic device, “face,” to reduce five chunks of information to one.
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