This exercise helps people become aware of the strategies they use when trying to recall a sequence of numbers and letters.
Display the following sequence of letters ask the group to imagine that they very important.
Tell the group that they have thirty seconds to memorise the sequence. After thirty seconds, remove the presentation slide and ask the group to try to write down the sequence.
Ask the group how well they did and point out that what’s important here is not how successful they were, but how they went about trying to remember it.
Debrief by asking the group what strategies they used to remember the sequence.
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