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Stories encompass all the qualities of information that makes our brain love and remember it: vivid and colorful picture and engaging plotlines about other beings that are alive.
By creating a narrative that is interesting to and include items you need to memorize, you create a story your brain can follow.
Consists of developing a deeper understanding of something and relating facts and concepts about it to each other in order to help you understand them better.
This can be used in conjunction with other techniques and is ideal for more complex concepts or facts.
For simple concepts and words, you repeating them up to 30 times helps memorization. Bigger things, such as speeches or job presentations, might require more repetitions.
If possible try to understand the essence of what you are trying to memorize in order to avoid mistakes and hiccups if you forget words or mix up the order of your points.
Best to breaking down longer text or multiple documents.
Start by writing the central topic or idea you are trying to remember on paper, preferably expressed by one or two words. Then, connect it to sub-topics with simple lines as they relate to each other. The further away from the main topic you are, the more in detail about the topic you get.
Improving your lifestyle might not give you an overnight boost in memory but it will have a positive long-term effects that potentializes other effective.
Simple ways to improve your lifestyle are proper sleeping, healthy eating and consistently practicing exercises that elevate your pulse. These have been shown to
Our brains have limited power to remember and process things. To remediate that we can automate repetitive tasks using techniques like time blocking. This entails blocking off time on your calendar for fairly mundane tasks that happen in your life on a regular basis.
Blocking off time on your calendar gives your brain permission to stop thinking about those tasks because the time to complete them has been allocated already.
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Any system or device designed to aid memory:
This memorization technique involves creating associations between items in a list and assigning images to each connection to help you memorize better.
For instance, your account...
This approach is really similar to the Link Method. While you create a bunch of different images between each two items using the Link Method, you combine everything into one big picture with the Story Method. This technique helps you memorize the sequence of the images and hence the order of the items.
Make these images as absurd, comical, sensory (e.g. can incorporate sounds, smells, tastes), and vivid as possible for best results. This is a centuries-old method started by ancient Romans and is still used today by many World Memory Champions.
Backwards walking (whether real, imaginary, or virtual) can boost your short-term memory.
To go back in time, it might help to go backwards in space. Moving backwards t...
When we draw something we are forced to consider in more detail and it’s this deeper processing that makes us more likely to remember it.Even writing a list helps somehow, which is why when you get to the shop and realise you’ve left your shopping list at home, you can still remember more items than if you hadn’t written a list at all. However, doing a drawing takes it one step further.
When you want to learn something in particular, then physical effort does seem to help, at least in the short-term.
In an experiment, people that did 35 minutes of interval training 4 hours after learning a list of pictures paired with locations were better at remembering the pairs than those who did the interval training straight away.