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Elaborative Rehearsal

Elaborative Rehearsal: The art of making learning stick

Memory is a key part of how we think, helping us keep and use information over time. To improve our memory, experts have found different techniques. One helpful method is called elaborative rehearsal. This technique is more than just repeating information; it involves making deeper, meaningful connections with what we’re… Read More »Elaborative Rehearsal: The art of making learning stick

Imagination Inflation

Imagination Inflation: Inflating Fantasies into Realities

Imagination is an amazing part of our minds that lets us create and explore worlds that aren’t real. It’s important for being creative, solving problems, and understanding others. But sometimes, our imagination can confuse what we think with what really happened. This is called imagination inflation. It shows how our… Read More »Imagination Inflation: Inflating Fantasies into Realities

Retroactive Interference

Retroactive Interference: When New Memories Overwrite the Old

Retroactive interference is a psychological idea that explains how new information can make it harder to remember older information. This concept is important for understanding how our memory works and has big effects on learning, everyday activities, and even medical treatments. What is Retroactive Interference? Retroactive Interference happens when new… Read More »Retroactive Interference: When New Memories Overwrite the Old

Proactive Interference

Proactive Interference: Old Information Impacting New Learning

Memory is an interesting and complex part of how our brains work, but it can be disrupted by different things. One such disruption is proactive interference, which is when old memories make it hard to remember new information. This article will explain what proactive interference is, how it happens, give… Read More »Proactive Interference: Old Information Impacting New Learning