The Act of Writing Helps Your Memory
Have you ever noticed that when you write a shopping list you can remember almost all the items on it without glancing at it? Or when you have a bright idea and scribble it in your notebook, you can remember it all day? The very act of writing things down helps to get them lodged into your long-term, not short-term, memory.
Boost your memory by:
- Writing out your to-do list at the start of each day
- Recording ideas and thoughts as they occur to you
- Memorizing facts for tests by writing them out several times
Make your thoughts last by: