“Enjoy 10–15 minutes of quiet contemplation, and you’ll find that your memory of the facts you have just learnt is far better than if you had attempted to use that moment more productively.”
If you want to remember this article, take a break after reading it.
That’s because the BBC points to research that shows a key to improving your memory is to take a short break immediately after consuming the information you want to remember.
One study found a group of people who took a break after consuming a list of information remembered 50% of it compared to a group who didn’t take a break and remembered only 28%.
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