An effortless way to improve your memory - BBC Future


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T This story is featured in BBC Future’s “Best of 2018” collection. Discover more of our picks . When trying to memorise new material, it’s easy to assume that…
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2 days ago by wesbaker
Wakeful periods of total rest help consolidate memories
cognition  learning  mental_health 
2 days ago by metamas
Downtime is an effortless way to improve your memory (2018)
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4 days ago by varnothing
When trying to memorise new material, it’s easy to assume that the more work you put in, the better you will perform. Yet taking the occasional down time – to do literally nothing – may be exactly what you need. Just dim the lights, sit back, and enjoy 10-15 minutes of quiet contemplation, and you’ll find that your memory of the facts you have just learnt is far better than if you had attempted to use that moment more productively.
memory  learning  education  BBC 
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