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Eight Ways to Remember Anything

Eight Ways to Remember Anything

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How to Remember All you Read in 5 Simple Steps

  1. Active Recall
  2. Spaced Repetition
  3. Feynman Technique
  4. Understand, Don't Memorize
  5. Identify its Real-Life Application 

When you don't use some information, the brain regards it as unimportant and forgets it. So use (or keep revising) the information to f...

Active Recall

Active Recall is the process of using your brain to retrieve some information that you cannot remember at the moment.

How does it work?

Whenever you go through your notes, don't just read them or re-write them. Ask yourself questions about the topic first and without ...

Spaced Repetition

Spaced Repetition means revising something after regular intervals. 

If you read something and do not revise it afterward, you will surely forget it. 

To remember things for a longer duration you should keep revising the topics as follows-:

After you finish a topic, revise it ju...

Feynman Technique

The Feynman Technique works on your understanding of things. If you can't explain it in simple language, you don't understand it yourself. 

How to apply it to studies?

 It is simple, explain it to your friends, your pet, your wall, etc. OR, Write down...

Understand, Don't Memorize

In one of my ideas written earlier, I have explained why you should not memorize and rather understand, using Pareto's Principle. 

In learning something new, it's obvious that you will have to utilize your energy. 

If you utilize it in memorizing, you will only be able to answer factu...

Identify its Real-Life Application

Whatever you read, try to relate it with your real life. It makes it easier to remember. 

For example, What happens when you keep a cold water bottle outside at room temperature, the answer is simple, we observe droplets of water forming on the surface of the bottle. Was there a need to mem...

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn

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