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method of loci

 a technique toincrease memory effectivenessthrough memorising a series of different locations (such as rooms in a house) and then imaginingan item to be remembered at each location. Items are then recalled bymentally "walking through" the house and "seeing" the item.

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Diagnostic andStatistical Manual (DSM)

amulti-axial manual used for theclassification, definition and description of mental healthdisorders.