Do you wish you could remember more of what you study? What if I told you the trick is to exercise your brain like you would a muscle in your body by forgetting what you are trying to learn more often? It’s a technique called Spaced Repetition which leverages a memory phenomenon knows as the Space Effect. In the video below, Thomas Frank describes the technique and provides examples of how you can implement it using simple flashcards, your computer or via an app on your smartphone or tablet.
Books mentioned in this video:
- The Owner’s Manual for the Brain (4th Edition): The Ultimate Guide to Peak Mental Performance at All Ages by Pierce Howard
- How We Learn: The Surprising Truth About When, Where, and Why It Happens by Benedict Carey