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Memory for moving and static images

Postby Voytek » Sun Mar 26, 2017 12:36 pm

http://link.springer.com/article/10.3758/BF03194133

I just found an article about this matter and decided to share it with you all who use Anki with static pictures.

And here is a nice site with moving pictures (.gif) search engine:
http://giphy.com/

I am definitely going to use it for the flashcards creation with Anki.
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Re: Memory for moving and static images

Postby Vedun » Sun Mar 26, 2017 6:10 pm

Interesting. It could be used as mnemonic for more difficult words, but I still don't think it's worth the time to add video or audio material to hundreds of flashcards, let alone thousands.
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Re: Memory for moving and static images

Postby Voytek » Fri Apr 21, 2017 12:22 pm

You can also use this link, or configure your google search engine by yourselves, for searching gifs (moving images).
http://images.google.com/search?q=degradation&sout=1&tbs=itp:animated&tbm=isch&ei=2Pj5WPL8Es3dwQK5urPIBA&start=40&sa=N
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Re: Memory for moving and static images

Postby tommus » Fri Apr 21, 2017 1:04 pm

Thank you very much for this idea. I don't plan to use the animated images for flash cards. However ...

You inspired me to think of a perfect application. Show interesting animated images to your Skype (or other) language partner and have your partner describe what is going on. Then you both can discuss what is going on in the animated image. I often use still images for the same purpose but I never thought of using animated images. They contain action, movement, change, emotions, etc. etc. that is hard to find in still images. And it seems like there are tons of these images. You can pick images that best suit you and your partner. After 67 Skype chats with the same language partner, I sometimes find it challenging to come up with new and interesting subjects and techniques to use. But this is a good one. Short. Simple. Interesting. This has a lot of potential.

A suggestion like Voytek's for using animated images is a good example of how valuable and inspiring this Forum is. Thanks very much.
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Re: Memory for moving and static images

Postby reineke » Fri Apr 21, 2017 3:11 pm

Animated images. Hmm... :)

"Teaching with multimedia increases speed and enhances retention of vocabulary when words occur in a variety of contexts such as animated images and images supported by text (Duquette, Renie, & Laurier, 1998). Oral speech, written text, and visual cues increase listening comprehension (Baltova, 1994; Secules, Herron, & Tomasello, 1992) and promote L2 vocabulary acquisition (Duquette 1993; Jylha-Laide & Karreinen, 1993)."

"The integration of sound, pictures, animations, and video in addition to text plays an important role in vocabulary acquisition (Chun & Plass, 1996; Chun & Payne, 2004). When lexical items are presented together with images it fosters numerous cues and increases retention because the image and word are dually coded...."

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Re: Memory for moving and static images

Postby MorkTheFiddle » Fri Apr 21, 2017 8:19 pm

Voytek wrote:You can also use this link, or configure your google search engine by yourselves, for searching gifs (moving images).
http://images.google.com/search?q=degradation&sout=1&tbs=itp:animated&tbm=isch&ei=2Pj5WPL8Es3dwQK5urPIBA&start=40&sa=N


I tried it with my favorite form of execution, defenestration, and got many amusing results. :twisted:
Quite a useful gif (pun intended). Thanks.
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