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Best Memory Improvement Techniques

Best Memory Improvement Techniques

The best memory improvement techniques are mnemonics (geography mnemonics, rhymes, Method of Loci & chunking memory), speed reading, spaced repetition, and mind mapping. It’s quite frustrating when you try recalling someone’s name or something you saw recently but can’t find the word to say it. Your memory slips off just when you need it the […]

How Do I Regain Interest In Reading?

How Do I Regain Interest In Reading?

To regain interest in reading, start by assessing and tackling why you lost interest in reading. Then, make a conscientious effort to read regularly. Start with reading what you love and take in the material little by little. You could also join a book club or take a reading course. You may lose interest in […]

What Happens In The Brain While Reading?

What Happens In The Brain While Reading?

Different brain parts get activated when you read, such as the temporal lobe, angular and supramarginal gyrus, and frontal lobe. Consequently, neural responses help you understand, visualize and vocalize words. As you read, your brain’s limbic system also activates emotions. Brain activity increases in the left hemisphere while reading. Your brain becomes engaged in helping […]

How Can I Trick Myself Into Reading More?

As the new year approaches, many people will set a pretty simple goal for themselves – read more books. While it may seem like a trivial resolution, nearly a quarter of Americans haven’t read a book in any format over the past 12 months. The truth is, reading can be difficult for many reasons. Oftentimes, […]

What Happens If You Read Every Day?

In his role as a prolific author and guru to writers everywhere, Stephen King is often quoted for his advice to writers, both established authors and wannabe writers. “If you want to be a writer, you must do two things above all others: You must write a lot and you must read a lot.” What […]

Why Can't I Retain What I Read?

Why Can’t I Retain What I Read?

After reading, you may find it almost impossible to retain the information acquired. It may be due to lack of adequate sleep and rest, distractions while reading, poor nutrition, failure to choose the right book, or memory issues such as decay or shallow processing. As you move through life and gain new experiences, your brain […]