• There is virtually no limit to the amount of information we can remember.
  • We only remember a handful of things in our ‘short term’ memory.
  • Learning new things produces physical changes  in our brain structure.
  • Being able to access information quickly makes you less likely to remember it.
  • We can remember things that didn’t even happen.
  • Testing yourself on informaton is better than simply rehearsing or re-reading it.
  • Forgetting something makes you more likely to remember it.
  • Memories start forming in the womb-as early as 4 months into a pregnancy.
  • There is no single place where a given memory lives in the brain;it’s scattered across many different regions.
  • Emotional intensity priorities how memories are stored.

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