Consider five years from now looking back at my psychology knowledge, one concept that I think I would stick with me is the learning development and how the brain retains and processes learned information. For me, the process of learning is important because it helps me to modify my own learning system and improve my scores in tests. In many cognitive models of learning that were introduced in Psychology class, I learned several different ways to improve my learning ability. For instance, I learned that information gradually diminish after you learned if you do not review the materials. Now, I usually go over my notes more frequently and rewrite the notes that I have so that the information will retain longer. This way the brain has the time to rehearse the information more frequently and able to recall it faster. It demonstrates that the brain tends to remember things better in the long run when spread learning over long intervals of times than pack into short intervals. Also another concept of learning is chunking. By organizing meaningful concepts to things that I learned, this will help the information retain in brain much longer and even process them to long-term memory. These two concepts are very important in improve my learning because they help me recall new and old materials better and maximize my learning ability especially when the exam season is coming soon.
5 Years from now...
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