A mnemonic device is a memory technique that can help you increase your ability to recall and retain information. Using a mnemonic device helps you to create an information shortcut in your mind to help you pull up information quickly.
For example, if you've ever sung the Alphabet Song to help you remember how to sort items in alphabetic order, then you're already familiar with some mnemonic approaches to memorization—you can use these tips to your advantage when studying for tests, too!
Watch this video to learn a few different mnemonic devices you could use during your next study session.
This video covers a technique called the Mind Palace in great depth, but you can fast forward to the 3:37 minute mark to learn some popular mnemonic devices too.