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When we try to memorize new information, we assume that the more work we put in, the better we will do.
But, our memory for new information is the most fragile just after it has first been en...
Aiming for minimal interference - to do literally nothing - is the best way to consolidate the facts and remember it better.
Research found that short periods of rest increased the ability t...
When memories are initially encoded, they pass through a period of consolidation that cements them in long-term storage.
It was once thought to happen mostly during sleep; studies have found ...
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Drawing something that you want to remember is more effective than using other memory techniques.
Since drawing involves consideration of a thing from so many different angles (visual,...
For older people with dementia or Alzheimer's, drawing stores memories in still-intact regions of the brain.
Drawing makes better use of brain regions that are still preserved, and could help people experiencing cognitive impairment with memory function.
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Taking notes by hand enhances both comprehension and retention.
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Distributed practice works because each time you try to remember something, the memory becomes harder to forget.
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