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How To Memorize Everything You Learn!

Improving your memory and enhancing your ability to memorize information involves a combination of effective study techniques, lifestyle adjustments, and mental exercises. Here are some techniques to help you memorize information more effectively

Feyman Technique

The Feynman Technique is a 4-step learning method originally used by noted American Nobel laureate Richard Feynman. The main idea behind the technique is to take something that's hard to understand and try to clarify it in your mind by explaining it as if you were talking to a child.

  • Feynman’s learning technique comprises four key steps:
  1. Select a concept to learn.
  2. Teach it to a child.
  3. Review and refine your understanding.
  4. Organize your notes and revisit them regularly.

Blurting Technique

Blurting is where you quickly read over a textbook or exam specification, close the book and write down as much as you know or can remember. Once you have done this, you reopen the book and compare your notes to the textbook to see what areas you know more about and what areas you need to revise more.

Pomodoro Technique

The Pomodoro Technique is a time management method based on 25-minute stretches of focused work broken by five-minute breaks. Longer breaks, typically 15 to 30 minutes, are taken after four consecutive work intervals. Each work interval is called a pomodoro

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Adaptive Shield Matrix

My way: take notes.
Write everything down or summarize.

If you later remember and look it up, you either

  • remember/understand it then reading through it
  • or know where/how you should improve your writing skill :)
tyler36 profile image

This is exactly what I do.
I have a private wiki that I constantly expand. Makes it easy to search for forgotten solutions too.

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Frankovskyi Bogdan

There is "The Socratic Method" too, but it requires teacher

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Alex M. Schapelle

Feyman Technique is the most famous one, and it works for me the best, it one thing to emphasize, is that it takes a lot of effort, and can be tiresome, yet the result is priceless

piko profile image

Cool! Turns out I have been applying the blurting technique for a while and I didn't even know it.

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Alexander B.K.

Pomodoro... I think this one suits me now

fazicodes profile image

I am using it alot and it really is effective.

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Reiner Knudsen

You will NEVER remember everything you learn. The brain works based on application. Learn something, bring it to application, let it sit and repeat application. Unless you regularly use things and thereby strengthen neuronal connections in your brain, they will slowly disappear from memory.
That‘s why programmers usually are very good researchers. You simply can‘t remember everything. Your brain could never cope.

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Cesar Aguirre

This reminds me of a scene in Inside Out (the Disney movie) where some creatures go around memories with a vacuum cleaner forgetting things we don't use anymore.

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Mansuur Abdullahi Abdirahman

There is a method called My Method, Where I write down everything that is new to my brain, and then going to some of my friends knowing that they don't know nothing about this concept and I argue with them and teach them.

That is how I memorize things.

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Rahul Krishna

Personally, I don't see the benefit in memorizing a lot of things. Although I follow some variant of Feyman's Technique. I skip the fourth step of frequent revision. If you have it organised well enough, and you know how to find it; that is good enough in my opinion. Your brain should ideally be a place to generate ideas, not store them

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Alois Sečkár

Fact: you don't need to "memorize everything you learn" to be successful. You will only use such skill during bs exams pretending "knowing everything by heart" equals being good at something.

Quite contrary, the key is to recognize the key concepts that you really need to grasp and understand and to know where to find the details, if needed.

tqbit profile image

If you can, try to use handwriting instead of a keyboard.

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adewaleomosanya • Edited

This really helped me alot

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Hasan Elsherbiny

thanks for advices 🙏

slobodan4nista profile image

I read Monetize 🤔 This is awesome too :D
I practice Blurting, it takes me where no book can.

hassanndam profile image

Pomodoro is the best technique for me, been using it for years now. The most important you should only focus on the screen, off your mails, don't open your phone nor your mails.

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