Myriad of techniques have emerged in an effort to boost the memory of human beings. Particularly, the encoding technique that entails importance of details that needs to be recalled in reference to survival is effective and gaining popularity within the field of memory and cognition.
Given a certain role in a specific historical era viz a viz the survival needs, an individual is required to list words or nouns that are relevant to their imagined role. These words are evaluated according to their relevance to the role. From different studies, the results imply that individual memory is enhanced. Essentially, the results have shown that the memory systems of human beings somewhat evolve to complement our survival. Particular cognitive processes are evoked when survival is mentioned to individuals and tends to improve memory.