The Role of Understanding in Memorization

  • A. A. Smirnov
Part of the Monographs in Psychology book series (MOPSY)


The outstanding role of understanding in memorization is well known. The difficulty of remembering what is insufficiently understood is also known.


Mechanical Memorize Nonsense Word Monosyllabic Word Nonsense Syllable Reflective Activity 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1973

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. A. Smirnov
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of PsychologyAcademy of Pedagogical SciencesMoscowRussia
  2. 2.Moscow State University and Moscow City Pedagogical InstituteRussia

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