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Create semantic memory

Semantic memory is memory for facts and information.

Too much stress can impact your ability to form and retrieve memories. For example, you study for an exam and know the information, then you go for the test, but because you're stressed and you're nervous, you can't remember a thing. You can't retrieve the information.

We can help our memory by creating associations that are meaningful, emotional, surprising, and new. We should also write things down.


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