A memory device that helps you retain and retrieve information simply with the use of retrieval cues to encode information in the brain.
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The snowy hill represents the brain, the people sledding are like the memories, and the trails left behind are the synapses in the brain.
Think of the brain as a hill covered in snow, and thoughts as sleds gliding down that hill. As one sled after another goes down the hill a small number of main trails will appear in the snow. And every time a new sled goes down, it will be drawn into preexisting trails, almost like a magnet. In time it becomes more and more difficulty to glide down the hill on any other path or in a different direction.
... is a technique in memorizing lists by memorizing the words that rhyme with a number easy to associate with the word you want to remember.
... is a way to remember large bits of information by chunking them into smaller pieces of information.
... is a way to learn something in one area and apply it to another.
A night routine is the things you do immediately prior to going to bed.
Three benefits of having a decent night routine:
Dump it all out. Write some lists, or simply use the "worry diary" technique and jot down all of the things you’re stressing about.
Do this before your "power down" time. This helps your mind let these things go. Once they're written down, you can relax; there's no chance you'll forget them.