Anna Medaris Miller writes that creating imagery, practice, mindfulness, senses, cheat, close your eyes, giving up, and admitting you don't remember. This is more of a way to remember things than memorizing, so most of these techniques don't work for memorizing. 1/5. Chose this article because the author is credible, as she worked for the Washington Post and wrote for Psychology Magazine.
Mike Michalowicz writes that converting words to pictures, memory spots, stacking, rhyming, mnemonics, names, and pictorial storage helps you remember things. Most of them are pretty good and effective. 3/5. Chose this article because it looked flashy and drew me in with the wording and visuals.
Emma Haak explains that connecting with friends, choosing stimulating hobbies, having a happy place, learning a language, using your imagination, and challenging yourself help keep your memory fresh. These tactics are not for memorization, but instead for maintaining memory. 2/5. Chose this because Oprah is usually credible.
Alex Lickerman M.D. states that the eight best ways to remember things are to have interest, use visuals, create a memory tree, associate, write the terms over and over, summarize, study in the afternoon, and get adequate sleep. These seem to work for me, especially summarizing. 4/5. Chose this because the website is credible and the author has an M.D.
Mandy Oakland discusses the five best ways to remember things, as explained by Ed Cooke, who competed in memory competitions and was crowned Grand Master of Memory in his early twenties. He states that the five ways to remember things best is guessing, repeating, creating mnemonics, spatial thinking, and relaxation. These are effective but did not work the best for me. 3/5. Chose this because the website is credible.