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International Journal of Information Technology & Computer Science ( IJITCS )

Abstract :

In this research a memory training digital learning system and platform was developed, to train student through internet. A Persistence of Vision Mnemonics training (PVMT) technique is proposed, that  trains students in developing Photography Memory, to overwhelm the previous research which concluded that this phenomenon are indeed rare and that such ability is usually innate. To evaluate the performance of this program and PVMT technique, two experiments were conducted: a pilot study experiment and a final experiment. The pilot study experiment was used to evaluate the performance of the platform, while the final experiment evaluated the effectiveness of PVMT technique in memory training. The result of this experiment proved that 19 out of 38 was succeed, in memorize of 12 items, in the post-test (after the PVMT technique training), which result exceeded the limitation of human being (9 items memory limitation) . 

Keywords :

: Persistence of Vision Mnemonics training, Photography memory, Mnemonics training, Eidetic memory, digital contents

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Tan Yong Kok received the MD degree in medicine from China   Medical University, Taiwan and the second  degree in medical information science from  Taipei Medical University. Since August 1994,  he has been on deputation to the hospital for . his resident physician practice. He is currently  a doctoral student in the Department of  Electrical Engineering, National Cheng Kung  University, Taiwan. His main research focuses  on medical informatics, medical multimedia,  collaboration learning in medical education,  electronic medical record, and medical AI. 

Lih-Shyang Chen  received the PhD degree in computer science from the University of Pennsylvania in 1987. Since August 1990, he has been with the Department of Electrical  at National Cheng Kung University, where he is currently a professor. His research interests include computer graphics, image processing pattern recognition, network systems, multimedia Web application systems, and e-Learning systems


Irene Wen-ling Chen  received her doctorate degree in Intercultural Studies and Education from Durham University in UK. Her recent teaching and research interest focuses on development of intercultural communication education for EFL learners in the context of Taiwan. Her major interests also include: technology for language teaching, EFL teacher training and development of English language learning curricula for different levels of schooling. Since 2014, she has been  teaching as an assistant professor in the Department of Foreign Languages and Literature in Asia University, Taichung, Taiwan.


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