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11 Secrets to Memorize Things Quicker Than Others

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We learn things throughout our entire lives, but we still don’t know everything because we forget a lot of information. Bright Side will tell you about 11 simple memorizing tips that will help you remember everything and improve your memory. TIMESTAMPS Why we forget things 1:04 How to remember everything 2:00 How to memorize something quickly 2:30 How to memorize something for a long time 3:20 Try to understand what you learn 4:17 Learn the most necessary information 5:11 Serial position effect 5:45 Interference theory 6:06 Learn opposite things 7:22 Build your own «mind palace» 7:22 Use «nail words» 8:19 Make up stories 8:40 Use a tape recorder 9:10 Visualize 9:51 Choose only the best materials 9:59 SUMMARY - Your brain is like a hard drive — the space is limited. Remember Sherlock Holmes? He couldn’t name all the planets of the Solar system — this was not because he missed school or something like that, but because he was too smart to have such irrelevant information in his memory. He deliberately erased facts he would never need. This is what your brain does: it protects you from overloading with information. That’s why all new data is stored in the short-term memory, not the long-term one. So, if you don’t repeat it or use it, you forget it very quickly. A German psychologist, Hermann Ebbinghaus researched the memory and its mechanisms. He described the Forgetting Curve which shows that just one hour after learning something new we forget more than half of the learned information. One day later we remember only about 30% percent. Well, you see where this is going. - There is a memorization technique called «Spaced repetition». To keep some information in your head for a longer time, you need to try to put it into your long-term memory. Forced memorization is not very effective in this case because your brain can’t make sense of the information quickly and form strong associations. Here it all depends on the reason why you are learning something. - To memorize something quickly, repeat the information right after learning it. The second repetition should be after 15-20 minutes. You don’t need to return to the information between repetitions — just rest and do something different. Let your brain relax. Repeat the learned material the third time after 6-8 hours. And you should have the final repetition 24 hours after the first contact with the information. Do you know any other memorizing tips? If yes, share them in the comment section below! Subscribe to Bright Side : https://goo.gl/rQTJZz ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Our Social Media: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/brightside/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/brightgram/ SMART Youtube: https://goo.gl/JTfP6L 5-Minute Crafts Youtube: https://www.goo.gl/8JVmuC Have you ever seen a talking slime? Here he is – Slick Slime Sam: https://goo.gl/zarVZo ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- For more videos and articles visit: http://www.brightside.me/
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BRIGHT SIDE (1 month ago)
How good is your memory? If you don't know, take this test https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VtGYIGimhzA
Tami Lucky (1 month ago)
Bright side.....I used to forget but I will never now
abdul Raqeeb sofi (1 month ago)
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Niharendu Sau (1 month ago)
Bright side I cannot remember well and i would like it if i get some more tips
Angelica Samilin (4 hours ago)
Watching for midterm exam lol
Angel G. (12 hours ago)
I am really bad at math ii have a (F)
Shaz Baz (12 hours ago)
Angel G. (12 hours ago)
+Shaz Baz thx i will
Shaz Baz (12 hours ago)
There's a channel on youtube called tecmath and he teaches very easily so try it.
Angel G. (12 hours ago)
Any tips? (I forget everything i learn sometimes in math class)
Kye Dubs (15 hours ago)
finals got me dead
Ruel Tejio (1 day ago)
Try method of loki
Shylaja Vineed (1 day ago)
Mnemonic techniques.
Noname N (1 day ago)
İs there any one to do long tıme memory thıng???
PabbuZuko 01 (1 day ago)
when do you memorise the information after repetition 6 2~3 months, another 3 months?
Maruf Hossain (1 day ago)
good ..my like englis
Edi Wow (2 days ago)
I bet i will forget this 5minutes later
Justin Dinamling (2 days ago)
Men periodic tanle... Hahahha
Shahzeb Ayub (2 days ago)
I had many problems regarding memorization. But two things i found incredibly useful : 1. By focusing on main idea with reading entire piece of writing and excluding other things. 2. The idea of looking to the opposite thing or comparison.
C.M.Puttanna C.M (2 days ago)
Naveen Praveen (2 days ago)
Thanks bro you are great
Brother Menace (2 days ago)
I've foggeton the information already
Mahmooda Qureshi (2 days ago)
My boards are only 1 month away.. Ehhhhh..
Mustafa Arman (3 days ago)
does it work???anyone tested?
Fun Video Munch (3 days ago)
Thanks for this awesome information.
Christian Rex Rubia (3 days ago)
Its has been patched its not working anymore 😭
Eunji Park (4 days ago)
Youtube is my worst enemy when it comes to studying
mamta rajput (22 hours ago)
Watching more motivational videos than studying
Abdulakh Kurbanov (4 days ago)
Focus and Memorize
well i learn to get the degree that’s it except biology and chemistry and physics i like these three there interesting
Louiner Damicog (5 days ago)
tommorow is my exam hahaha
Anne Kathx (5 days ago)
I have a tip Memories the sentence or thingy in like 10-15 times like repeat it and LOL
progressive INDIA (5 days ago)
Better I hear it a lot more times so that I remember all the tricks that you have said. But this looks like a really nice technique to memorize things
Mayuki Atsumina (5 days ago)
I have learning disability, I hope this helps.
denise kawai (5 days ago)
You are to slow
SolarJin (5 days ago)
Who is actually here to memorize a BTS dance? 😂
Mohammed Yousef (6 days ago)
6:51 you don't need to tell me twice.
History ??? 👍👍👍👍😅😅😅😅
Killer Sakes (6 days ago)
I need to memorized a poem called "Green Things Growing" within 2 hours...help me!..........this is legit im not joking we need this to our clearance to take exam.tomorrow
divyajot bhalla (6 days ago)
Who don't believes? Think you can study only before exams?
Ratan Bravo (6 days ago)
Who loves me !!
jalil bonda (6 days ago)
My exam after 5 hours already 😐☹
Gerline Joy Capio (7 days ago)
This is Very Helpful. Thank You BRIGHT SIDE my Techniques in memorizing are all shown their😘😊
Rosemarie Singanon (7 days ago)
And that's why I don't have to go to school 😂😂
Kaitlyn (7 days ago)
My science teacher will fly through notes and doesn’t even explain 60% of what he’s teaching (I learn through pictures and using my hands) so I find it very hard to know or understand anything that we’re learning in class, I’m also easily distracted so studying my notes doesn’t always work for me. :(
park Sheimin (7 days ago)
I'm sorry but I didn't even remember most in this vid .......
park Sheimin (7 days ago)
Waaahhhhh I badly need this !!!!!
Miasol Avila (7 days ago)
I can’t remember this long prayer so this kind of helped
VIP fifa19 (7 days ago)
Chewing gum.
Kunjakrishna Das (8 days ago)
Me to the tips : thank you, next
ahmad baba (8 days ago)
Buddy iam a medical student I don't have time to repeat it again because our books are very big we don't have time even to memorize or read it once.
Taras Marusov (8 days ago)
# Walking around a room while you are learning smth. It might help u
Muhammad Lamin Ceesay (8 days ago)
I-geek kc (8 days ago)
Literally its all that I do.
AMAZING RAYANZ (9 days ago)
Hey at first your info worked wonders but this time it worked blunders!
SHAI sriram (9 days ago)
looks like if I follow this video I would become a genius
Tabme Tabyou (9 days ago)
Shawn Iverson Ramo (9 days ago)
Exam Tomorrow 👌😘
issa malecela (9 days ago)
that is awesome
Google Account (9 days ago)
Your brain only need to hear things once, you don’t need to repeat same thing over again, just believing that you can make your brain work with that pattern.
76marji (9 days ago)
🤡when he said that the next day we remember 30%, i laughed & thought: THREE% for me❗
Malik Tanveer (9 days ago)
need to appreciate bright side i keep milk to boil and now i found it on floor
Nubbymcscrubb (10 days ago)
nco creed anyone??
Rohit Shrestha (11 days ago)
I have 7 days left for exam
Volt Tackle (11 days ago)
Couldn't get any quicker than this😂😂
OwenBLOXs (11 days ago)
Who else is watching this while they have to study for a test tomorrow 😂😂
Åsad Ullåh Khan (12 days ago)
Divyarajsinh Jadeja (12 days ago)
Day after tomorrow is my jee main exam... And i haven't read anythin😂😂😂
krishna gupta (12 days ago)
Simply teach someone else like he's a fool
joesphine htar (13 days ago)
I have exams
Rick James (13 days ago)
One tip is to take pauses between chunks of information to let it sink in. This also makes you more observant of the information and usually leads to a deeper understanding. Overloading the mind with information is a surefire way to forget information. So reading without pauses is bad imo, the same could be said for watching long videos without pausing it(assuming you want to remember the video). So for instance if you are reading a novel, or even a textbook, read a sentence and summarize it in your own words, pause, read another sentence summarize that sentence and the previous one, and pause then continue. My memory isn't extraordinary, but trying this method I was able to remember 10 sentences or about a page without rereading previous sentences. And honestly I still remember most of what was on that page. I'm not sure if that's because of the memory training I've been doing, but I tend to not think so. I'm sure people can remember much more sentences in there head and juggle them I'm sure I can too because I didn't reach my limit. But I'm still trying to see if I can improve my working memory to make studying super efficient. But that's another story.
one piece (13 days ago)
how to remember something for ur life, just go to ur crush and ask her out. and i bet when ur 34 u'll be telling ur kids about it" that at this age i got ur mum"
Marife Ricaforte (14 days ago)
My exam is tom. Ohhh my god
Adam Dayrit (15 days ago)
I thought this video was for memorization of poems. So, I'm going to test you if you can memorize this. (Not a poem Don't expect it to be) In my mind I feel forgetful People have secret powerful minds I spend part of my time using my gadgets I think I should stop and I can't. If I lose my memory I lose my life So I should focus To feel alive *Did you memorize it?* *Good!* If it took you below: -1 minute - to memorize Then you have a *POWERFUL* brain. -5 minutes - to memorize Then you are great at memorizing. -10 minutes - to memorize Then you are fine at memorizing. -20 minutes - to memorize Then you are quite slow at remembering, you have an Normal brain and it's fine. -50 minutes - to memorize Then you are not good at memorizing, you might have a short-term memory brain.(Dont worry you are still normal) -3 hours - to memorize Then you are *BAD* at memorizing...... seriously this one is easy...... you are *BROKEN* . -*NEVER AT ALL* - to memorize Then you are too lazy to do this test or never read this comment. *Have a nice day and have fun with everybody, Don't lock yourself in a high security cage break out and reveal who you are.*
Satyaraja Dasara (15 days ago)
Best channel on YouTube
Allana Thornton (15 days ago)
2:38 I gave this video alike
Nerve X Mute (15 days ago)
I got til tommarow for my test and it is 6 14
Mjema Mzee (16 days ago)
Gurvinder Kour (16 days ago)
Who all are scrolling down to read to read the comments. If yes then like
Billie Dahling (16 days ago)
I think people forget things they don’t care about.
Christina C (16 days ago)
I read that saying don't makes a person do the opposite, so now I say "remember to".
DetailDevil (16 days ago)
Good video, but don´t beg for likes
Jew-El Faith (17 days ago)
Write it down.. another tip to remember things.
Zealous Rookie (17 days ago)
All the best for your exams
Tipid Hax 2019 (17 days ago)
I find it weird though, i have a poor memory retention and woud hardly remember things - like when cooking - i even forget i am cooking not until I smell something burning. Even shared stories - as if i have heard it the first time. What i usually remember are things/events that hurt me - so i guess emotional state has something to do with long-term memory as well.
TATTOO IMPEC (18 days ago)
grate <3
Moo Bile (18 days ago)
Thank you for this video 😊
T R (18 days ago)
Thx Bright Side. Third time I've heard of spaced repetition within the past week. Apparently it works! I had already had in mind to find and dust off one of my old tape recorder and burn audio to CDs to listen to while driving.
Dilan Black (18 days ago)
I always forget things l don’t really need. My brain just seems to sort out unnecessary things. I just remember things for exams. Which is kinda bad because I can’t remember movies after watching them that much.. ://
Balu Sanampudi (19 days ago)
I have a doubt that we must memories by seeing to by with out seeing
Rj Sj (19 days ago)
I will do this😇😉
Multi ideas Multi task (19 days ago)
I have exam tomorrow thanks for the help
saugat Jr (19 days ago)
Tomorrow is my exam 😂😂
I'm gonna try this out
Hvalpikk (20 days ago)
Trumps technique, make up stories then repeat tweet every hour. Works on 37% out of 100.
Chibuikem Odimegwu (21 days ago)
it's like 90% of everyone commenting cant speak good english
Cheesey SabreFan (21 days ago)
i did one of these tricks when i was younger YEARS before i watched this, i can still remember the licence plate i was told to memorise! but still this was helpful
Merita Beqiraj (21 days ago)
Yash Awal (22 days ago)
Tomorrow is my science exam lol
jeffery kusi (23 days ago)
But but all my info is important but forget easily
Rachael Lau (23 days ago)
I will consider using these tips in school. I have trouble in science so I had thought about using a recorder.
stoner stark (24 days ago)
How am i suppose to repeat 6000qstns in such short period ?
Aaliyah V. (24 days ago)
My brain is made up of vines, Snapchat, and Tik Tok
Two Cents * (24 days ago)
What were the secrets again?
bleach (25 days ago)
The thumbnil is wrong...side xD #nohate
oumaima waterson (25 days ago)
Thank u , that was helpful :)
Edvin Palmer (26 days ago)
Awesome video. Very helpful and useful.

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