By recalling something you already know and making a link to the "brain file" that contains that information, you should be able to remember new information more efficiently. Ask yourself: How do you remember: your pin number? your telephone number? where you parked your car? your instructors name? the name of the person you just met?

You can probably see that the memory principles are interrelated. When you use the principle of association, you will probably want to use such principles as visualization, interest, meaningful organization and intent to remember in addition..

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