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Three ways to trick your memory into working better

Three ways to trick your memory into working better

There are three main memory structures: sensory, working, and long-term. Using these tips, you can activate all three to take your memory to the next level.
Memorize More With the Best Mnemonics From Wikipedia

Memorize More With the Best Mnemonics From Wikipedia

There is nothing too smart or too stupid for a mnemonic. They can teach you features of specific neurological disorders, or they can teach you how to open a jar. Here are some of the cleverest memory
Study Scanned The Brains Of 33 Dog Breeds And Proved How Centuries Of Breeding Reshaped Its Structure

Study Scanned The Brains Of 33 Dog Breeds And Proved How Centuries Of Breeding Reshaped Its Structure

There are hundreds of dog breeds around the world, all thanks to centuries of selective breeding by humans. With such a wide range of canine sizes and temperaments, it's no surprise that, in the
A seven-step guide to taking better notes

A seven-step guide to taking better notes

Many students are incomplete note takers, usually recording just one-third of important lesson ideas in notes. Here's how to do better.
Memorize These Cool and Useless Facts on Tinycards

Memorize These Cool and Useless Facts on Tinycards

I learned the NATO phonetic alphabet. Now I’m learning how to point to every country on a map. I’ll never need this information, but it feels cool to know. I’m learning on the free flashcard app
The Ultimate List of Work and Study Music

The Ultimate List of Work and Study Music

I can’t work in silence. And if I’m working with words—which is most of the time—I can’t work while playing typical pop, rock, or hip-hop. So I collect instrumental and foreign-language music on a
Print Out Your Kid's Nonfiction eBooks

Print Out Your Kid's Nonfiction eBooks

I don’t read a lot of ebooks with my kid, but I can certainly appreciate the convenience of them. They’re fantastic for travel (take this from someone who just helped my daughter lug a backpack full
Make a 'Homework Mat' for Your Kid

Make a 'Homework Mat' for Your Kid

One thing I don’t like about homework for young kids is the fact that after they’ve just spent a whole day sitting at a desk at school, we direct them to another desk at home. It’s inhibiting. Their
Bengaluru ranks a poor 81 among global education hubs—and that’s India’s best

Bengaluru ranks a poor 81 among global education hubs—and that’s India’s best

Only four Indian cities feature among world's 120 most popular education hubs.
Learn How to Memorize Anything

Learn How to Memorize Anything

Typical study methods like lectures, cramming, and re-reading are ineffective. According to scientific research, they don’t help students retain information over the long term. What works is spaced
New Study Confirms Cats Do Recognize Their Names But Prefer To Ignore You

New Study Confirms Cats Do Recognize Their Names But Prefer To Ignore You

Much is known about the ability of dogs to communicate with humans, but researchers in Japan decided to investigate how well domestic cats could discriminate between different human words. The study

Scientific tips on how to cram for an exam

ASAP Science provides some excellent tips for intensive, last-minute studying of just about any subject where you need to remember a lot of information. The video covers a lot of ground, from memory
New Study Finds Pets Can Tell Time And Are Probably Using It to Judge You

New Study Finds Pets Can Tell Time And Are Probably Using It to Judge You

Yes, your cat does know his feeding schedule and your dog knows when she is usually walked — or at least our pets have an idea of how time works, says a new study from Northwestern University.
15 Fascinating Psychology Experiments That Show How Amazing and Stupid Brains Are

15 Fascinating Psychology Experiments That Show How Amazing and Stupid Brains Are

Your brain is capable of amazing things like calculating complex equations and experiencing empathy. That said, it is also afraid of the color red, can be tricked into thinking it's drunk, and would
How To Survive Finals Season: Top 5 Must-See Tips

How To Survive Finals Season: Top 5 Must-See Tips

It’s that time of year, finals are here. The season of cramming in study time, staying up till 3:00 AM,...
Dog People Suspect a New Study Suggesting Dogs Are 'Not Exceptional' Was Probably Written By Cats

Dog People Suspect a New Study Suggesting Dogs Are 'Not Exceptional' Was Probably Written By Cats

Scientific American is receiving a lot of backlash from dog people for sharing a new study that suggests canines are not exceptional in the animal world. According to the study which has just
15 Brain Titans Whose Titanic Minds Dwarf Your Single Digit IQ

15 Brain Titans Whose Titanic Minds Dwarf Your Single Digit IQ

As it turns out, people absolutely love bragging (and lying) about their own intellect online. Don't you dare like top 40 music or badmouth Rick and Morty, because these Collosally-Brained Mind Titans
Remember What You've Read With This Font

Remember What You've Read With This Font

We’re all used to skimming past the boring parts of a reading assignment or a web article. But when researchers from RMIT University in Australia printed information in a weird, hard-to-read font,
Twitter Reacts To Study Blaming Millennials For Divorce Rates Plummeting

Twitter Reacts To Study Blaming Millennials For Divorce Rates Plummeting

Millennials just have to ruin everything. Whether you like it or not. Literally! Here's a link to Bloomberg's original, wonderfully incendiary article that stirred the pot up.