How long does it take to generate a marker: discussion.

In the previous post we described some theoretical aspects related to  speed of generation and linking visual markers. Here I want to dive in into some interesting conversations on the subject.   Scientist007 : A problem with using markers. Now the use of markers can be used anywhere, anytime, with anything. However, I have problem …

Linking markers exercise

Please notice the page is built for the initial experience and not built for daily use. The page may get very slow. We are building a mobile app. For beta testing please apply to info@keytostudy.com. Select pairs or more of markers and think of a reasonable linking. Check your linking ability. Increase up to 15 …

Proposed training schedule

Welcome to the keytostudy training resources. If you have any issues with any page on this site please email info@ketostudy.com only. Almost all of our students on day one want to see the training schedule that will take them to their goal. With the release of the new courses, we decided to migrate to syllabus …

Visual marker creation

Open Mnemonc Dictionary. Think of an abstract word and a way of remembering the word. If no words comes to your mind, choose randomly from GRE word list. Now search the word in the dictionary. Try to pick up new tricks. Add your own tricks to the dictionary to help the community.

Visualization exercise

Instructions: Open google search and choose random image. Look at the image for 10 seconds. Close your eyes and try to visualize the image. Be accurate regarding number and position of details. Remember as many details as possible. Try to visualize the entire image. Combo of various fun images (Get pictures!) Low level visualization: toy cars (Get car!) Middle level …

Tag cloud generation

Please insert here your paragraph to generate tag cloud. For each word in tag cloud you need to decide if it is a good marker: 1. Will this word remind you the details you want to remember? 2. Is this word specific enough? 3. Can you generate a good visual marker for this word? Please …

I can’t visualize fast enough for my reading speed.

Well, this is the ugly truth. Nobody can visualize fast enough for their reading speed. That is if we visualize each and every word. However, why would we visualize each and every word? For some tasks we define the goal as 100% retention. It could be learning a new language, or learning a poem or …

High-level visualization

When you learn visual markers you also learn visualization skills. At the beginning the visualization is weak, good enough to produce schematic objects, then the objects become alive highly detailed and animated, until finally you can imagine whole landscapes. The skill of imagining in great details whole landscapes is very valuable. If you love fantasy/sci-fi …

Having fun with visual markers

One of the things we teach is having fun with visualization. We show plenty of examples, and then the students always say: “I am not that creative”. Well, guess what – nobody is THAT creative. We learn to be creative with markers, we are not born this way. The first thing Anna usually teaches after …

“Colouring” the text you read

Sometimes the text I read is heterogeneous and addresses the issues from many points. To keep track of various perspective I “colour” the text according to the dominant perspective of each paragraph.  I try to follow the “colours” in the visualization themes and I try to be capable to reproduce the article photographically with “colour” …