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Brain Hacks To Memorize Faster

Train your brain to use its memory as your best weapon.

Be it a student, a professional, a parent or even a retiree, we are all learning new skills and information every day. A part of gaining knowledge is also requires you to train your brain to gather, process and retain information regularly. Memorizing plays an important role in being able retain as well as applying information in our daily lives. However, sometimes it could get frustrating when you can’t remember the basic who when what and how. There are plenty of techniques and practices that could make your memory stronger and sharper. Here are a few ways you can train your brain to memorize information faster.

Writing Down Information Will Make Your Memory Run

The fastest way to help your brain memorize something is to write down the information over and over again. It might seem like a tedious task to you, but this technique works the best with huge loads of information. When you write down something, your brain works to retain information as you engage your visual sense. Researches claim that you remember the things that you see better than the things that you only hear. Writing down information will help you recall and remember information as you learn through your vision as well as the activity of writing.

Creating Links Between New And Previous Knowledge

Relating new information with information that is already secured stored in your memory would make you memorize information faster. This is because you associate the new information with something that you already remember and naturally, it is by the law of association that you will remember the new information. This is a technique that most scholars and teachers use while teaching students. They use the new information that they are about to teach and pair it up with something the students have already learnt in the past to help conceive a concept faster and better.

A Little Show Off Will Do The Trick

Sharing your newly learnt knowledge with others will help you remember it better because you’ll be solidifying the information in your brain. When you teach someone what you have learnt you are bound to go into detail and once you translate the knowledge in your own words, your brain will process and retain the information faster. You can even try breaking down the information while sharing your knowledge.

Urbee Sarkar

A content writer by the day and hardcore Netflix enthusiast by the night, Urbee believes the world to be a story, a ‘tour de force’ in the making. A blind supporter of coffee, she spends her time with her face buried in books on most days when she is not writing. On the other days, she strums her favourite songs while secretly planning for her next trip into the mountains. Urbee is a lit post-grad who has worked as a feature writer for digital media firms and believes the content industry to be her calling.
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