Most of us have been making flash cards since an enthusiastic third-grade teacher first used them […]
How far in advance should I start studying for a test? You should be studying for […]
The BBC produced a program on how to improve your memory that’s worth a watch. Warning: […]
What is a good way to study that will be fast and efficient? Take notes in […]
How do you forget something? What can that tell us about how to remember more effectively? In […]
Get adequate sleep at night and take a nap during the day when possible. The average […]
Here’s a great picture of exactly how we achieve our goals through repeated actions.  We become […]
Here’s a useful site with a solid overview of memory principles and how they apply to […]
McMaster University has put together a nice little video on how to get info from the […]
Everyone knows you have to review it to remember it (no matter what “it” is), but reviewing […]
Ever had a car wreck? Any big, emotional, unusual event such as a car wreck, our […]
First–full-disclosure–I teach a GRE prep course and an SAT prep course for Texas A&M University. Expensive […]
Jeffrey Ellenbogen, a sleep research fellow at Harvard Medical School in Boston, found that those who […]
Like previously mentioned Mnemosyne and SuperMemo 2004, Anki uses a spaced-repetition system to maximize your recall. […]
Here’s a quick game that you can teach your kids to help them learn to apply […]
Flash cards are a powerful tool to help you memorize things such as vocabulary, mathematical formulas, […]
elephants never forget
No matter what you are memorizing, mnemonic strategies will make the process easier and less time […]
Memory is more like a barrel of monkeys than a barrel of bricks.  With a barrel […]
Trying to memorize formulas or equations?  You can use mnemonics, as I’ve mentioned previously, but you’ll […]
Did you know that reading over your notes repeatedly is one of the LEAST effective ways […]