Gray Matter Overload?

Posted by Judy Anne Cavey on Oct 12, 2011 in , , | No Comments

 

Here’s help to retain more…

How can you improve your ability to remember what you’ve learned in class? Researchers at New York University used brain scans to prove relaxing while awake can assist in consolidating new memories and retrieve them better. Important memory processes happen while you’re at rest.

After a lecture take 10 minutes to let your mind wander. This allows time for your brain to run the new information around in your memory banks. Be sure you don’t get online or engage in conversations with others–but don’t much for those 10 minutes.