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This book uses a powerful mnemonic technique, the keyword method, to lock SAT and GRE words into the reader's memory quickly and easily. Dramatic improvements can be made in vocabulary size, reading comprehension, and scores on verbal exams.

Since standard intelligence tests have significant verbal components, a major increase in vocabulary should increase IQ scores. If you already know that word, you probably don't need this book. That's called the "key. So, in the format of Build Your Vocabulary Skills! Drill yourself on this a couple of times and you'll never forget it. We have no suggestions as to how you could work this word into a conversation, but Build Your Vocabulary Skills!

Research studies have demonstrated that the keyword method used in this book is not only the most efficient method of learning word definitions, but also of increasing reading comprehension. Build Your Vocabulary Skills! A Quick and Easy Method contains words defined and linked to their definitions by keys and link sentences.

Imagine the benefits of expanding your vocabulary or that of your children or students by over a thousand important words. You will read with more precise comprehension. No longer will you constantly skim over unfamiliar words.

The new words learned will jump out of the pages with exact definitions. Words read repeatedly will become part of the active vocabulary -- the vocabulary used in writing and speech. The most immediate and dramatic benefit will be higher scores on scholastic tests. And an exciting possibility presents itself: Since verbal skills constitute an important part of standard intelligence tests such as the WAIS and the Stanford-Binet, a major increase in vocabulary such as can be facilitated by this book could be expected to raise IQ scores.

His varied experience in the behavioral sciences includes work for the Department of Education of Nicholls State University in Thibodaux, La, where he served as a member of a team that evaluated primary and secondary school children and made recommendations for placement in special classes for the talented and gifted, or for those with learning disabilities or mental handicaps. LaCarna has developed numerous research and demonstration grants in various areas of the behavioral sciences, and has had professional articles published.

Through the years, he has also published various fictional and non-fictional pieces in newspapers and magazines. He has been interested in mnemonics throughout his career.

As a psychology student at LSU in the l's, he designed and conducted a study of the effects of a linking technique on retention and found significant positive results. This is basically the technique utilized in Build Your Vocabulary Skills! If you know the book but cannot find it on AbeBooks, we can automatically search for it on your behalf as new inventory is added.

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This book uses a powerful mnemonic technique, the keyword method, to lock SAT and GRE words into the reader's memory quickly and easily. Dramatic improvements can be made in vocabulary size, reading comprehension, and scores on verbal exams. Since standard intelligence tests have significant verbal components, a major increase in vocabulary should increase IQ scores. If you already know that word, you probably don't need this book. That's called the "key. So, in the format of Build Your Vocabulary Skills!

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