The Changing Face of Learning Blog Post Series: Short and Memorable

To view part 1 in this series on ‘Do & Perform’ please check out this post!

Do you know why phone numbers are written like Vado’s phone number: 1-952-545-6698, with the breaks in the numbers?  Research released in 1956 by Dr. George Miller shows the human brain remembers information better when it is presented in small pieces. The strategy of breaking down information into bite sized pieces so the brain can better digest new information is called “chunking”.  The reason the brain needs this assistance is because working memory, which is the equivalent of being mentally online, holds a limited amount of information at one time.  Simply put, taking in too much information at one time leads to information overload.

The strategy of chunking is hitting the learning field now, and there are number of different names for it:

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