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Wow, another great podcast. He breaks down how to dramatically improve memory here are the main points

Understand & Improve Memory Using Science-Based Tools | Episode 72

Understand & Improve Memory Using Science-Based Tools | Episode 72

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New knowledge or memory is not created by new neurons rather by existing ones firing over and over again.

Another way memory is created is through strong activation once and only once called one trial learning it is most associated with negative events

  • Working memory: memories that you hold for a short amount of time and then discard right away
  • Long term memory: memories that you hold for a long term or life
  • Short term memory: memories you hold for a little while maybe a month and then discard

  1. Repitition and Recall: this is the most proven and most effective way to increase memory you strengthen the connections
  2. Create a heighten emotional state it’s not just about stress but rather creating higher awareness

You need to increase adrenaline to learn be...

Caffine could have a positive or a negative impact on the effects on learning

Dont use Caffine too much while learning it increases your attention but decreases your retention so it is a slippery slope that you would need to be careful about.

To put it into action you need to increase the amount of emotions you feel immediately after learning something some ways you can do that is as follows

  1. Dip your hand in cold water right after learning it
  2. take an ice bath
  3. Drink Caffine
  4. Go out for a hard run or...

Cardiovascular exercise is very key increasing memory because if Increases the memory neurons

Taking photos is very effective in increasing memory it could happen via a mental snapshot or an actual device screenshot

When we are taking a picture of something we are stamping down a visual memory but we are inhibiting the ability to rembeer the auditory or sound version

Meditation can drasticallly improve memory though there are a lot of things to consider

  • You need to do it for at least 8 weeks for it to occur just like lifting
  • Improvements are not obvious to see

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