Change Locations

Memory and learning are context dependent. This means that our physical environment and location are also encoded as part of a memory – after all, to the brain, information is information no matter if it comes from a textbook or the smell of a bakery. We should take advantage of this and change locations when we are learning and memorizing. Think of this as creating a wider set of hooks for which information can remain in the brain.

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