Memory skills

Remembering what you learn is a vital life skill. What is the point of learning anything if you can't remember it next time you need that information? Your memory is like a muscle you can improve it with exercise. The links to the right include information on techniques you can use to improve your memory.

There are many simple pieces of advice you can follow to improve your memory. Some of the easiest things you can do are:

  • eat a healthy balanced diet
  • get enough sleep
  • concentrate on the information you need to learn
  • relax

There are methods you can use to remember chunks of information, some of which are explained in links to the right. One of the most common is using memory pegs, associating pieces of information with places or objects. Follow the memory pegs link to the right to find out how to use this technique.