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28 May 2017

5 Effective Ways To Read And Remember Everything You Read

Reading a book is one thing and remembering everything you read is
another thing.

A lot of motivation is lost when you read a book only to find out that
you cannot recall what you read even at the shortest
period of time.

It is a common event among many students and this has led to the
conclusion, "If I read, I'll
forget because I have low retentive memory". This statement is however
not true! Yes, no one has low
retentive memory. While some forget everything
they read, others can recall it
easily.

Have you ever wondered
why this happens? A lot of
students who fail
examinations have reported
they do read but forget
everything they read which is why I have decided to
write this article. Trust me, if
you can follow this article to
the end and put the
guidelines into action, your
retentive power will surely increase.

1. READ TO KNOW AND
UNDERSTAND

Your mindset when reading
speaks on whether you will
remember or forget what you
are reading. A question you should ask is, "What should
my mindset be while
reading? ".
The answer to this question is the key to unlock your hidden
power of remembrance. Your aim of reading should be to
gain knowledge. You may
want to ask, "Am I not
aiming to gain knowledge
while reading? Of course you
are!. But, you are gaining knowledge only to pass
examination!
Many reader who are yet to
discover their hidden power
of remembrance have the
mindset of reading in order to pass their examination which
makes them to cram rather
than understand the content
of the book. As a result, they
forget everything they read
immediately after the examination which has led to
a common saying among
students when you ask them
questions, "I was taught last
term/session, I have
forgotten". "Therefore, change your
mindset while reading. Read
to gain knowledge, make
sure you understand the
concept of what you are
reading and don't just read to pass an examination"

2. DO NOT SKIP A SENTENCE
Students regard some of the
information in a book as
"story" and decide to skip
them. This is common
especially when reading for examination. Before you can
understand and remember
what you read, just have to
read enough. The secret is,
"The more you read, the more you understand and the more you remember"
. You cannot
read four sentences and
expect to know five. So,
neglect the belief of
regarding some of the
content of a book as story because there are hidden secrets in every sentence!

3. WRITE IT DOWN
Research has proven that
writing down what you are
reading helps you to
remember more. After
reading for several minutes, try to write down everything
you have read without
looking at it(Writing it in
your own word is allowed).
This will help you to know
the part you don't understand, so you can go
over it again. This is a very
effective method which I
have been using for quite a
long time and I am sure it
will work for you!.

4. EXPLAIN IT TO YOURSELF
If you have been forgetting
what you read, it is because
you either crammed it or you
did not understand. After
reading for a while, try to explain to yourself, it will
help you to know if you really
understand the concept of
what you are reading.

5. TAKE A BREAK
Readings for 10hours without
taking a break does not make you a bookworm but I'll
rather call it a waste of time.
Yes, a waste of time!. Your brain is a biological organ and not a
machine, it also gets tired. Effective reading habit should be
cultivated as it is more yielding. When I say effective reading, after
reading for 1-2hours, you
tend to lose concentration
when your brain gets
stressed. Don't force yourself
to continue reading but just
take reading but just take a 10-30minutes break
depending on you until you
feel relaxed and good to go
again. After the break, try to
recall everything you have
read before the break, then you can proceed with your
reading.

Source: Classic Info Spot

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