Cliffs Memory Power for Exams

Overview

The CliffsTestPrep series offers full-length practice exams that simulate the real tests; proven test-taking strategies to increase your chances at doing well; and thorough review exercises to help fill in any knowledge gaps.

If you've ever experienced a memory meltdown during an exam, then Memory Power for Exams is your key to confident recall. In school, you learn large amounts of information on many topics. On top of that, you also must quickly and accurately remember ...

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Overview

The CliffsTestPrep series offers full-length practice exams that simulate the real tests; proven test-taking strategies to increase your chances at doing well; and thorough review exercises to help fill in any knowledge gaps.

If you've ever experienced a memory meltdown during an exam, then Memory Power for Exams is your key to confident recall. In school, you learn large amounts of information on many topics. On top of that, you also must quickly and accurately remember selected information for exams. The memory systems described in this book will

  • Help you prepare for exams at school and elsewhere
  • Enable you to quickly and accurately recall information
  • Speed up the learning process and relieve you of homework drudgery
  • Liven up learning with imagination and creativity

In Memory Power for Exams, you'll figure out how memory aids work; discover a three-step strategy for recalling information; and learn a variety of memory methods. This guide also shows you how to apply the memory methods to subject such as history, foreign languages, sociology, and more:

  • Chemistry. Terms and definitions; concepts; equations and how to derive them; properties of matter
  • Biology. Classifications and descriptions of living organisms; major biologists and their contributions
  • Mathematics. Formulas and what they stand for; rules and procedures; numbers and what they stand for
  • English: Vocabulary, spelling, grammar, and punctuation
  • Literature. Plots, themes, techniques; names of characters and their details
  • Standardized tests. Verbal ability

With guidance from the CliffsTestPrep series, you'll feel at home in any standardized-test environment!

*SAT and PSAT are registered trademarks of the College Board, which was not involved in the production of, and does not endorse this product.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780822020592
  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Publication date: 4/28/1983
  • Series: Cliffs Notes Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 113
  • Product dimensions: 5.25 (w) x 8.25 (h) x 0.25 (d)

Table of Contents

PART ONE: LEARNING THE METHODS.

1. Introduction.

2. What You Should Know About Remembering.

3. The Memory Methods.

PART TWO: APPLYING THE METHODS.

4. Remembering the Social Sciences.

5. Remembering the Physical Sciences.

6. Remembering the Life Sciences.

7. Remembering Mathematics.

8. Remembering the Languages.

9. Remembering Literature.

10. Remembering Material for Standardized Tests.

Appendix 1: Practice Tests and Answers.

Appendix 2. Cross Reference to Areas of Study.

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