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

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

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Repetition Does Increase Memory

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

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Different Types Of Memories

  • 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

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Tools For Increasing Memory

  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 better there are multiple different ways of doing that

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The Effects Of Caffine In Learning

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.

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Putting It into Action

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 do exercise

The main goal of the podcast is that to drastically improve your memory you need to spike Adrenaline after learning

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Exercise Is One Of The Best Way To Increase Memory

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

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Taking Photos Is A Very Understated Way To Increase Memory

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

it didn’t matter whether they look at the photos again or not

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Meditation Can Drastically Improve Memory

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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CURATOR'S NOTE

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

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