For our blog’s sections on ‘Your Brain‘ and ‘Test Prep‘, we’re always on the lookout for great articles, videos and charts on memory and retention. By helping you understand how our brains work, we want to allow you to try different approaches to studying that will hopefully help you become better learners for life.
Over time, we’ve compiled articles on brain foods, how motivation and memory works, methods for better retention, … If we take a look at the sum of all articles and areas of interest, it seems obvious that there should be one chart that combines all of these elements that make up and influence our memory. Thanks to onlinecolleges.com, there now is.
Dr. Bill, whom some of you may know as the “Memory Medic”, wrote a short mention of this infographic on this blog after one of its creators mentioned it to him. Beginning with a short introduction to the areas of the brain that are involved in the memory process, the chart goes on to describe the chain of events that characterizes retention and retrieval. It also lists the different factors that can cause memory loss and offers tips for improving your memory. You can find the graphic below or at onlinecolleges.com. Take a look – maybe you’ll learn some interesting tidbits that will help you refine your learning experience.