We all know there's a variety of ways to get things to stick in your head: texts books, spider diagrams, post-it notes, mind-palaces, reading out loud, singing your revision and even sleeping with your notes under your pillow (note: we have no proof of the last one...).
If you have a basic understanding of how memory works you can incorporate this into the way you revise.
Here are some simple tips to shake up the way you're trying to remember those revision notes, and it might give you a better chance of encoding the information rather than just regurgitating it back up onto your exam paper.
For more information about these tips and the neuroscience behind how memory works see this Guardian article by Tom Stafford. or check how you revise best by clicking here for an article we wrote with the Student Housing Company.
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