How To Improve Your Memory

An anchor interviews Angela Chan on one way to improve memory, improve the depth of processing. Chan gives an example of elaboration and the bizarreness effect. She parked in E6, and to remember it she created an image of an elephant with six appendages. Chan explains the cognitive background that accounts for the effects. Why did Dr.


Chan decide to recall her parking section by thinking of an elephant? Couldnt she just have repeated E6 over and over? Is her strategy more effective?