At all ages we want to improve our memory, whether it’s revising for exams or because we are getting a bit concerned of our recall and fear mental impairment. Too often, especially when revising for exams we just focus on taking material in. But our brains need time to store and file this input. I was reminded of the need to do this in a recent article on the BBC website.
We need to take 10-15 minutes of quiet contemplation to help with remembering. This isn’t when we check our emails, or log onto social media, but time to be quiet and still.
You can read details on the research to support this on the BBC website.