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Memory And The Brain

Memory And The Brain

Memory is the brain’s way of integrating sensory-motor information into a symbolic representation that allows prediction of future occurrences. To better memorize it’s important to engage with the material in a way that complements how the brain performs this task.

The brain evolved to remember things that are living, active, colourful, vivid, and engaging, thus our difficulty to remember abstract things. But there are techniques that allows us to make it easier to memorize any kind of information.

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This is useful system for memorizing lists in a particular order. There are 2 steps:

This approach is really similar to the Link Method. While you create a bunch of different images between each two items using the Link Method, you combine everything into one big picture with the Story Method. This technique helps you memorize the sequence of the images and hence the order of ...

  1. Bring to mind a room that you are very familiar with. 
  2. As you walk into the room you’re familiar with, the corner over your left shoulder is number 1. Then, moving clockwise round the room, the next wall is number 2. And so on, so that there are 8 numbers. 9 will be...

You can use this memorization method by associating terms or list items with familiar locations. 

This memorization technique involves creating associations between items in a list and assigning images to each connection to help you memorize better. 

For memorizing any structured concepts or information,

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