597 - How to Improve Your Memory

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By Gregg Clunis. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

In this episode, we look at one simple strategy to improve your memory.

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The Problem

There are often really important things we need to remember in our day to day lives. These can be minor like remembering to take out the trash or a bit more serious like remembering your anniversary. Regardless of what it is you need to remember though it’s not always easy to do so.

Digging Deeper

The first thing we need to better understand is what our options are when it comes to memory. There are three main categories of memory:

  • Long term memory
  • Short term memory
  • Working memory

The Solution

So how do we use this knowledge to better remember things that are important but not critical?

The answer comes in two steps:

  1. Encoding
  2. Memory Recall

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