Do you often wonder why you find it difficult to remember what you studied?
If you are preparing for an exam, you understand the need to be able to recall important information when answering questions.
That is why it is important to learn some techniques and skills that can help you boost your memory.
Remember the goal is to be able to assimilate more but most importantly remember it when the need arises.
That is why we created this infographic that explains how you can quickly and safely boost your memory so that when you need it, it does not fail you.
How to Boost Brain Power While Studying – Infographic
1: Train your brain by playing power games:(Playing certain types of games can help you get better at concentrating. Games to try: sudoku,
crossword puzzles, chess, jigsaw puzzles,word searches or scrambles)
2: Sleep (Studies show that your brain processes and stores information while you sleep. Try to review information just before you go to sleep—even if it’s only for a few minutes—and see if it helps embed the information in your memory.)
3: Exercise ( Physical and mental exercises increases the proper flow of blood in the human body and is a good technique for increasing concentration)
4: Take scheduled breaks ( studying at a stretch for an hour and then taking short break of 5-10mins is a good study schedule to maintain concentration on a given task.)
5: Write it out ( Try writing your notes by hand during a lecture or rewriting and reorganizing notes or information by hand after a lecture. While you are writing out a concept you want to remember, try to say the information out loud and visualize the concept as well.)
6: Practice ( Quiz yourself every so often.ask yourself questions and force yourself to remember it without looking at the answer or material. This will enable you to identify areas that you are struggling with)
7:Avoid Cramming ( Studying materials over a number of sessions gives you the time you need to adequately process information. Research has continuously shown that students who study regularly remember the material far better than those who do all of their studying in one marathon session)
8: Visualize Concepts(Many people benefit greatly from visualizing the information they study. Pay attention to the photographs, charts, and other graphics in your textbooks. If you don’t have visual cues to help, try creating your own)
9: Spaced repetition (The more you reinforce something, the easier it becomes for your brain to recall it.
10: Avoid distraction: Avoid getting interuppted when studying. Avoid texting, app notification, Tv and dozens of distraction and interruptions.
It is possible to pass your exam with flying colors. You just need to know the science behind reading effectively.