There are three basic stages of remembering, and understanding these processes will take you a long way towards understanding how to improve your memory.
In general, you can break the process of remembering into three main steps: learning, storing & finding
Think of remembering like a file cabinet. If you had to create a document to file, you’d first write or type the information on a piece of paper (learning). Next, you’d file it in a cabinet under a specific, organized heading (storing). Later, when you needed that information again, you’d go back to the filing cabinet, look under the heading, and take the file back out (finding).
Wouldn’t it be amazing if you could do that with your lines? Well, if you read and tried out the method I taught in my previous post about memorizing the list of wars in An Iliad, you’re on your way already…
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