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19 Memory Palaces, Spaced Repetition, and Yoda from Ryan Orwig of STATmed Learning Part 2

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19 Memory Palaces, Spaced Repetition, and Yoda from Ryan Orwig of STATmed Learning Part 2

In this episode Ryan Orwig from STATmed Learning (The STATmed Program) explains education theories regarding mind maps and organizing your study structure. He explains how to use Minimally Effective Links for creating Memory Palaces, and why Yoda may not have been the best instructor in the galaxy after all.

Show Notes

Continuing from Part 1: Using Spaced Repetition, Retrieval Practice, and Time Management

Theory on Mind Maps and Concept Maps for Study Organization and Structure

Memory Palace Examples for Medical Students

Using the Minimally Effective Link (MEL) for Medical Memory Palaces & Self Check Records

Using Retrieval Practice for your Memory Palaces (4x in 48 Hours)

Sound-Based Links (SBL), Association-Based Links (ABL) & Prescribed Links (PL) for Visual Mapping

Mistakes in Linking Terms within Memory Palaces & Weak Dynamic Visual Mnemonics

Using “Crude” Visual Mnemonics and Documenting Your Visuals: Medical Student Testimonials

Yoda and Retrieval Practice: A New Debate

Listeners of The Medical Mnemonist can use the PROMO CODE TMMP2019 for a limited time discount during the summer of 2019 for The STATMed Class (study methodology) and The STATMed Boards Workshop (Boards test-taking skills for the self-identified “bad test-taker”).

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Chase is an MS, MBA-HA and MD/Ph.Dcandidate. He is the Founder and educator at MedEd University, which he began in 2014 to consolidate free educational resources for his classmates. He is the host of the Medical Mnemonist Podcast, creator of several medical education platforms, and is the CEO of FindARotation.

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