Cram it in one ear and it goes right out the other

Why “Cramming” Doesn’t Work The graphic below from drives home some important points I’ve been making to colleges students all across the country. I’ve taken the best and listed them here: Most of the ‘forgetting’ happens right after you learn something. You lose half of what you learned within a few days unless the […]

Memory & the Levels of Learning

Memory & the “Levels of Learning” The “Levels of Learning” are used to promote higher forms of thinking in education, such as analyzing and evaluating concepts, processes, procedures, and principles, rather than just relying on memory and remembering facts. Check out this chart of Anderson’s Levels of Learning: Step #1. Remembering or Knowledge. This is […]

Did you know you have a memory personality?

What is your “Memory Personality”? Still having trouble remembering things? It might help if you knew your ‘Memory Personality.’ The concept of Memory Personality isn’t totally new, but right now I’m working with neuroscientists to test, verify and document the theories I’ve developed out of my years of teaching memory skills to students and executives across […]