If you sometime find yourself unable to memorize something, why not try to sing it? I mean, you can replace the lyrics of any song with the terms or phrases you need to memorize. The song needs not to be complicated; it can be a simple rhyme, your favorite childhood song or an easy rap song.
Singing is one of the activities that access our right brain and the right brain is very good in recognizing pattern. We are actually activating that special function of our brain when we are singing or rhyming words.
This is the reason why the lyrics of songs are lot easier to memorize than ordinary speeches, essay or reports. So the next time that you are starting to be upset because you can not memorize those terms, give your brain some ice breakers by creating your own lyrics! Check this out and you will find that this method is widely used by science students.