long term memory

Discussion in 'Step I' started by smalley, Apr 14, 2007.

  1. smalley

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    guys what you all think about means to consolidate long term memory.......
    like wen doin random questions ,some questions are missed purely for memory reasons......:idea:
     
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  3. lord_jeebus

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    The way I see memory, when you learn a fact you are most likely to forget it (if you forget it) within a day or two, if not sooner. If it makes it past that point, prospects for retention are much better.

    So the trick is to develop a system in which you reinforce the facts within several hours, and again within a few days. By extention, it would be beneficial to reevaluate retention at a few weeks, few months...
     

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