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Don't remember it. Remember where you can find it. As long as you have one place you go to for all problems, you won't need to remember it. Ideas on what that "one place" can be: A wiki (good so your whole team can remember together) OneNote A notebook A file folder A text document Anything. It really doesn't matter what the system is so long as there is ...


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It sounds like you are experiencing an anamygdala hijack. An anamygdala hijack is your brain's response to a physical or emotional threat. This reaction prepares your body to either fight the threat or run from the threat. When one experiences an amygdala hijack, the amygdala overtakes the cerebrum (the thinking part of the brain) and there’s little or ...


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There is a book Memory Pack by Andi Bell where he uses this list of pegwords: 00 — hula hoop 01 — stick or tall tree or a Magic wand 02 — bicycle 03 — comb 04 — car, four tires 05 — starfish or glove 06 — 6-shooter pistol 07 — A Boomerang 08 — octopus or Hour glass 09 — a cat — nine lives 10 — soccer player (Pele wears 10) or a handshake 11 — ...


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I've been struggling with my learning productivity for a while. I've cottoned on to using Spaced Repetition. Here is my list of Do's and Don'ts: Learn before trying to memorize Keep your information in small chunks (split big things up) Start with the basics : Create a summary of just the simple concepts first More advanced concepts will be easier to ...


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I went to law school 40 years ago, long before laptops and other portable keyboarding devices. Among my classmates there were a variety of methods of keeping track of lecture material. We actually discussed among ourselves the various methods and whether one was better than another for retaining a large amount of material. It seems to be individual, based ...


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The majority of these situations can be solved by a mixture of planning, note taking and habit forming. If it is something you do regularly: This is where habit forming can be useful - you will need to start off consciously doing something every time but then it will become automatic. It helps if you always have a specific mental cue that triggers the ...


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I searched for "note taking by hand vs computer memory". Of the first three hits there were mixed results: This paper says there was more retention by typing. It's an interesting paper because it examines the differences between notetaking when reading a textbook vs when in a lecture. PBS says paper is better as does this article.


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The peg system is nice for memorising lists with an ORDER. I doubt if using that would be good. You could try associating parts of a word(Foreign part) with something related to an English word. For example, consider the word "zhu*ban*"... You can use the English word ban and imagine yourself banning a friend/enemy from a party you are hosting in a zoo! ...


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Heres some a great answer provided by (AsapScience) "When looking at the effectiveness of learning, laptops as tools for note-taking do not fair as well as plain-old pen and paper, a study has suggested. Why? Typing is faster than writing on paper, so students are more likely to just type what they're listening to word for word without interpreting. " ...


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The following worked for me: Let your brain realize the importance of the subject: If these things did not have any emotional attachments (and you don't use that info on a regular basis), your brain just gets rid of that with all other useless trash (our natural built-in CLR garbage collection) If you really want to remember these topics in ...


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Some suggestions: Reduce the effects of stress by learning and applying relaxation techniques. Accept that some effects of stress are inevitable, and take measures to compensate for them. For example, double-check your calculations. Spend more time practising, as that will help you remember them under pressure more easily.



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