Iris Reading - Part 5
How Does Repetition Help Memory and Memorization?

How Does Repetition Help Memory and Memorization?

Repetition is a key factor in memory and memorization. When we repeat something, we are more likely to remember it later. This is because repetition helps to embed the information in our long-term memory.  Additionally, repetition can help us better recall information when we need it. Simply saying or thinking something over and over again […]

Aurelien Hayman, the Boy Who Recalls Everything

Aurelien Hayman, The Boy Who Recalls Everything

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to know everything? Would you like a superpower that doesn’t let you forget anything that’s ever happened to you? Would that be a blessing or a curse?  Well, we’re going to find out today.  Aurelien Hayman, a young man from Cardiff, Wales, knows this all too well. He’s […]

5 Stories of People Who Remember Everything

5 Stories of People Who Remember Everything

A rare condition called Hyperthymesia causes people to have such a strong autobiographical memory that they can remember everything that occurred in their lives. Every person they have seen, every emotion they experienced, and every conversation they have had, these people remember everything.     Also called Highly Superior Autobiographical Memory (HSAM), Hyperthymesia is so rare that […]

Is Chess Just Memorization?

Is Chess Just Memorization? (Quick Facts)

Chess is one of the most popular board games enjoyed by many people all over the world. It originated from India and was called Chaturanga, a Sanskrit word meaning “four limbs.”  However, as it is played now, modern chess does not resemble the original game. Chess is an intellectual and complex game that has been […]

Is Memorization Good for the Brain?

Is Memorization Good for the Brain? (5-Minute Read)

Memorization serves as a workout for the brain, training it to be quick, agile, and focused. The brain is like a muscle that requires exercise for optimal functioning. Besides being a mental workout, memorization also teaches the mind to remain focused when dealing with unpleasant tasks.  The world is becoming more technologically reliant, and memorization […]

Is Medical School Just Memorization?

Is Medical School Just Memorization? (Explained for Beginners)

The mind-boggling medical concepts and difficult-to-visualize human body construction often tempt medical schools to focus on memorization instead of critical thinking. For years, the general public has believed that medical school is all about memorization. Students aspiring to be physicians or surgeons often get disheartened when they realize their memorization ability is not up to […]