To me, this isn't the occasional mnemonic hiccup, it's a cognitive hacking cough.
PEST (standing for political, economic, social, and technological change) roughly defines the scope of what is required but the word PEST is no more than a convenient mnemonic .
I'll only say that we did have a mnemonic base, and now that we've changed to another combo, we still use a mnemonic .
In other words, abstract, objective, and analytical thought reflects a literate society, and concrete, formulaic, and mnemonic thinking marks an oral culture.
The five ‘R's’ of the model (receive, relate, reflect, refine, and reconstruct) are a mnemonic device to represent the major areas of the experiential learning model.
The tricolour is portrayed as a mnemonic of the country, which once stood for sacrifice, peace and fertility, and also as a country today fragmented by divisive political and religious forces.
It also makes a nice mnemonic for the various forms of election counterintelligence and disinformation.
Short, succinct, and easy to remember - a mnemonic .
Photographs, for him, are mnemonic fields, but (as they are spatial cuts, not temporally extensive) they are inevitably severed from an immediate context.
That is, attaching a story or other mnemonic device to what is to be recalled improves our memory.