We often use techniques to memorize information by rote:
is often key to memorization. In language study, students are encouraged to repeat a word at least three times in a different context, in order to have a chance of it staying in their permenant vocabulary. The science behind marketing indicates that brand recognition is much higher if people see a brand or message in at least three contexts within one week. Modern math pedegogy emphasizes learning why but still requires students practice the consequences with repetition in the form of multiplication and addition tables.
is a technique for remembering sequences of information. Quick! What’s the last line of your National Anthem? You remember words to songs mostly through juxtaposition—with previous words or with the music. Juxtaposition of Context, Cause, and Effect helps students learn historical processes.
exploits the spacial facilities of our brain, to keep track of two- and three-dimensional relationships between objects.