3 Hacks for a Better Memory

Neurons at work

Understanding how we remember things can help us use our memory better. Cognitive psychology informs us that we temporarily hold information in what is called “working memory” before it is consolidated into “long-term memory”.

Working memory is great for processing information that we are currently working on, like when performing mental arithmetic or when using deductive logic to determine if there are any fudge-filled chocolates left a box of assorted treats. However, working memory is limited, on average, to temporarily holding…

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