10 Ways To Improve Your Memory

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  1. Activate all your relevant past knowledge
  2. Organise new information: seek a meaningful structure
  3. Actively elaborate
  4. Learn the phonetic system for translating numbers into memorable words
  5. Form mental images linking the things to be remembered
  6. Create links to cue information through pegwords and familiar images
  7. Practise remembering after several suitable intervals
  8. Play the name game
  9. Explain what you are studying to someone else or yourself
  10. When struggling, try to reconstruct the context

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