Review what you've learnt to increase retention.
Have you ever taken a training course, read a business book, or learned a new skill, but then forgotten almost everything about it within a few weeks?
When you don't have the chance to apply new knowledge, it's easy to forget what you have learned. This is why it's so important not only to take notes, but also to review what you have learned regularly, so that you can remember it for the long-term.
In this article, we look at the benefits of reviewing information, and we explore several strategies that you can use to do this effectively.
When we learn new information, we remember it best immediately after we have learned it. We then forget details as time passes. Even after a few days, we may be able to recall only a little of what we initially learned.
To remember what we've learned over the long-term, we need to
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