In 1885, Hermann Ebbinghaus extrapolated the hypothesis of the exponential nature of forgetting. This curve shows how information is lost over time when there is no attempt to retain it.
You need working memory to learn, or to hold enough information in your mind to comprehend what you’re learning.
Just as a strong working memory is good for learning, working memory is important for creativity as well. Those who learn to focus and develop their working memory through memorization tasks can free their mind to become more creative.
"MnemoPics" is a simple but powerful note-taking app that does one main thing: to help you remember whatever you learned.
The app leverages two most powerful, and mostly ignored, learning technologies: spaced repetition and active retrieval. It also takes over a hidden job that bothers every learner: planning.