The Forgetting Curve: Why We Forget, and What We Can Do About It - Deepstash
Origin of Forgetting Curve and how to beat it.

Ebbinghaus experimented with his own ability to remember some new information and recall it after different lengths of time. His experiences and results revealed a number of key aspects of memory:

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The Forgetting Curve: Why We Forget, and What We Can Do About It

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1)Use "Spaced learning"

The most important discovery Ebbinghaus made was that, by reviewing new information at key moments on the Forgetting Curve, you can reduce the rate at...

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Another strategy Ebbinghaus explored was "overlearning" – that is, putting in more than the usual amount of effort when you learn something. He found that doing this improved retention, and slowed ...

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Do everything you can to make the material that you need to learn clear, relevant and purposeful, and establish a strong reason for retaining it. The more you know how something wi...

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If you come to review some information and discover gaps in your memory, don't despair! This is the most productive time for stretching your recall . Learning done at this point will be all the str...

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