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Interactive video lesson plan for: How to Train Your Brain to Retain Information

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Train your brain to retain information with these tips, and fight the fear that you’re losing your faculties.

Step 1: Create and memorize lists
Create and memorize lists, organized alphabetically, logically, or however helps you to recall information. Test different systems to find the best one.

Step 2: Sing or rhyme
Sing or rhyme the information so that you can recall it through the familiarity of music or word patterns.

Step 3: Review information
Review information constantly, in short bursts and at staggered intervals to retain.

Rest your mind. Studies show we can lose retention if we don’t.

Step 4: Let it sink in
Write information down in your own words. Then speak the words aloud so that you use several senses in the process.

Step 5: Find quiet places
Find quiet, secluded places to study. Practice deep breathing while you read in order to concentrate.

Most people forget as much as 80 percent of what they have learned within 24 hours of learning it.

Step 6: Utilize speed reading
Utilize speed reading exercises. Scanning for key words and underlining can reinforce memory skills.

Did You Know?
Alzheimer’s is expected to triple, affecting more than 13 million people over the next 40 years.

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