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# HM : Associative Memory

• Do not have a photographic memory
• Have a good associative memory

### Example of Association

Will associate selected facts

#### Facts

• Michael Aye attended St. Paul’s High School (SPHS) with two cousins.
• Myint Toe (Son of my paternal uncle)
• Kyaw Nyunt (Son of my maternal aunt)
• They matriculated in 1965.
• Michael and Myint Toe attended RIT.
• They graduated with Mechanical Engineering in 1971.
• Michael and Kyaw Nyunt settled in the USA.
• Michael was a Best Man at Kyaw Nyunt’s wedding.
• Audrey (Michael’s wife) was a classmate of my sister-in-law at St. Philomena’s Convent.
• Dr. Khin Maung Wint (Sargalay, Audrey’s brother) was a classmate of my brother-in-law at SPHS.
• Ma Pearl (Sargalay’s wife) is the sister of Saya U Myo Win (Melvyn, M65, GBNF).
• Ma Nolene (Saya Melvyn’s wife)
Siblings : Tin Aung Win (Tom), Nyi Nyi Than (spouse of Sayama Toni).
• Dorothy (Tin Aung Win’s wife) is the younger daughter of Saya U Kyaw Tun (EE, GBNF).
• Elizabeth (Dorothy’s elder sister) was my classmate at PPBRS.

The information pieces can be linked or associated.

#### Example

Let BIL stand for Brother-in-Law.

Then,

Tin Aung Win
= BIL(Melvyn)
= BIL(BIL(Sargalay))
= BIL(BIL(BIL(Michael Aye)))

#### Exercise

Try to connect the dots between Michael and me in several ways.

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