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Memory: acronyms

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    Melissa Stephanie A.
    GB
    Melissa Stephanie A.

    Acronyms are very similar to Acrostics and again quite a good way to teach your children but also a good memory game for someone who has suffered a head or brain injury.

    Tamekia Dominquie T.
    US
    Tamekia Dominquie T.

    Abbreviations created from the first letter of each word in a phrase or series of words

    Odongo M.
    UG
    Odongo M.

    Psychology -> Memory: acronyms Acronyms Acronyms - words formed out of the first letters of a series of words. For example, NASA is an acronym for (N)ational (A)eronautics and (S)pace (A)dministration.

    Dominic M.
    KE
    Dominic M.

    A way of shortening long names,statements or formulea. helps in remembering same.

    Enemchukwu E.
    NG
    Enemchukwu E.

    ok

    Linda T S.
    US
    Linda T S.

    complete

    ABDIKHALIF                      M Y.
    KE
    ABDIKHALIF M Y.

    THIS IS SO GOOD

    Mike L.
    GB
    Mike L.

    Many acronyms are included in Oxford English Dictionary, such as nimby ( not in my backyard ) and dinky ( double income no kids yet )

    Heather F.
    US
    Heather F.

    Acronyms are often used as a short hand to aid in retrieval

    Nora S.
    US
    Nora S.

    The acronyms is pronounceable word formed from the first letter or first few letters of each word in a phrase or title. Sometimes the newly-combined letters create a new word that takes the place in everyday language.

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