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An essential part of learning and studying is remembering things, so this week Thomas explains some of how your memory works so that you can spend less time working against your memory’s limitations and more time playing to its real strengths.

Resources:
How We Make Memories: Crash Course Psychology #13: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bSycdIx-C48
The Magical Mystery Four: How is Working Memory Capacity Limited, and Why?: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2864034/
How to Remember More of What You Learn with Spaced Repetition (includes more detail on the Leitner System): https://collegeinfogeek.com/spaced-repetition-memory-technique/
Herman Ebbinghaus’ original memory study: http://nwkpsych.rutgers.edu/~jose/courses/578_mem_learn/2012/readings/Ebbinghaus_1885.pdf
The Owner’s Manual for the Brain by Pierce J. Howard: https://www.amazon.com/Owners-Manual-Brain-4th-Performance/dp/0062227351
How We Learn by Benedict Carey: https://www.amazon.com/How-We-Learn-Surprising-Happens/dp/0812984293


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