Making information stick: A step-by-step process to learning large amounts of content

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Retaining information
Do you need to learn and retain a large amount of information? Feel out of practice or have no idea how to go about doing this?
I’ve developed a simple process that you can use to help make information stick and stay in your brain for a long time.
This process has helped me […]

How to boost your brainpower for a test in 5 minutes: The power of chewing gum

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Got an important test coming up? Need a boost in brainpower?
Then consider chewing on gum for 5 minutes before the test.
This is what researchers recommend in a journal article called Cognitive advantages of chewing gum. Now you see them, now you don’t. In this study, researchers from St Lawrence University conducted […]